"Thomas Schmitt" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Greg Wooledge:
> > http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/007908799/xcu/chap2.html#tag_001_009_004_002
> > First, the list of words following in will be expanded to generate a list
> > of items. Then, the variable name will be set to each item, in turn,
> > and the compound-list executed each time. If no items result from the
> > expansion, the compound-list will not be executed.
> Looks like these POSIX specs have been interpreted differently
> by the shell developers in the past.
> On the SuSE 6.x system:
> $ bash --version
The problem with bash is that it is definitely not POSIX compliant.
There are many deviations from POSIX in bash. If you like to know more,
ask David Korn.....
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