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From: Bosco <jbosco.gg@gmail.com>
To: Eric Blake <eblake@redhat.com>
Cc: dash@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: echo "\\1"?
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:32:48 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAC4gepeSgK9DmnouEjssrRxfFVnk2ozpCD-7+4cSPX-TKLRzSw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC4gepdMmWSdheZbfw44fn3eexJ4Wg3gSkj7pMChLNodB3UyTw@mail.gmail.com>

Ahh, now I understood.
In command
  echo \\\\
first dash interprets the command line (and the arguments), then
internally echo interprets the arguments. But echo is part of dash, so
dash interprets twice the same argument. Sorry I didn't know that.

Thank you for your help and your time.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-07-27 15:33 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-07-27 12:23 Bosco
2017-07-27 12:54 ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 13:13   ` Bosco
2017-07-27 14:24     ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 14:44       ` Bosco
2017-07-27 14:51         ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 15:10           ` Bosco
2017-07-27 15:19             ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 15:32             ` Bosco [this message]
2017-07-27 17:26       ` Harald van Dijk

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