Bash expansion question

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Wed Feb 18 13:58:14 MST 2009


On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Chris <plug.org at 2nerds.com> wrote:
>> But seriously,  what distro are you on?
>
> ubuntu 8.10 / intrepid.

gabe at gtop:~$ cat /etc/issue
Ubuntu 8.10

gabe at gtop:~$ echo $(echo "1:2")
1:2

gabe at gtop:~$ echo $(echo "1,2")
1,2

gabe at gtop:~$ bash --version
GNU bash, version 3.2.39(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)
Copyright (C) 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.



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