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Re: Re: better init.d/* : who carres ?

On Wed, Sep 21, 2005 at 05:07:31AM -0400, Alfie Costa wrote:
> Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:
> > I find constructs like ${string#*=} particularly difficult to read,
> > since they require that I remember what all the different punctuation
> > characters inside this sort of parameter expansion do.  According to
> > the bash manual, there are sixteen of them, and I had to read the
> > description of ${parameter#word} three times before I completely
> > understood what it said.

> 1) The man page descriptions of these functions could probably be
> improved.  

There shouldn't be any problems with
 $ man dash

Regards, Gerrit.

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