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Re: Typo in documentation


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Typo in documentation
Date: Mon, 13 May 2019 13:55:48 -0400
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On 5/3/19 6:42 PM, Jonathan Simozar wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> On the page
> http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/html_node/Shell-Parameter-Expansion.html,
> in the section *${parameter%%word}*, there is a duplicate phrase in the
> sentence
> 
> "If the pattern matches If the pattern matches a trailing portion of the
> expanded value of parameter, then the result of the expansion is the value
> of parameter with the shortest matching pattern (the ‘%’ case) or the
> longest matching pattern (the ‘%%’ case) deleted. "

Thanks for the report. This was fixed in the devel branch documentation
back in January. I have several fixes batched up for the online html
doc.


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