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Re: bash Fails Glob Though No Glob Present.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash Fails Glob Though No Glob Present.
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 19:47:03 -0400
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On 3/15/19 10:23 AM, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> bash 5.0.0-1 on Arch Linux.  I'm manipulating a variable that's intended
> to hold a regular expression for vim(1), but bash thinks it fails
> pathname expansion even though I see no glob meta-character within it.

Apply the first two patches, then look at

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2019-02/msg00151.html

for an explanation of the behavior. There is a patch in

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2019-03/msg00042.html

that will fix this.

Chet

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