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Re: rapidsvn feedback

From: Zack Weinberg <zack_at_codesourcery.com>
Date: 2002-08-01 20:32:55 CEST

On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 02:09:08PM -0400, Alan Shutko wrote:
> Zack Weinberg <zack@codesourcery.com> writes:
> > Not true. csh history expansion (picked up by bash and probably zsh
> > also) uses ^ to delimit a 'quick substitution'.
> Actually, that requires two ^'s, one at the beginning of the line.

To do anything useful, yes.

> > This means some versions of csh will silently make ^path vanish,
> > since it doesn't fit their grammar.
> Testing bash, tcsh, csh on HP-UX 11 and SCO Openserver 5 does not
> show this problem. Can you point to one that does?

Only my dim memories of the nightmare that was SunOS 4 /bin/csh,
which, even if accurate, I am willing to stipulate that we don't care.


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