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Re: bash glob bug?

"Jon Leonard" <jleonard@slimy.com> writes:

> On Tue, Sep 03, 2002 at 05:30:45PM -0600, Jason E. Stewart wrote:
> > I seemed to have found a bug in bash's globbing behavior. 
> > 
> > Can someone explain to me how the file functions-sql.xml can possibly
> > be included in the ls command below?
> [ command pattern was [E-G]*.xml, output included a file starting with 'f' ]
> Is it possible that you have your locale (or one of the related environment
> variables) set to something other than C?  I don't get similar behavior by
> default from bash on my computer, but if I set LC_COLLATE=en_US.utf8 I do.
> What's happening there is that the sort order for [] ranges is changed so
> that instead of being EFG ... efg, it's eEfFgG, and f is the the range
> between E and G.  If this is undesired behavior, you may want to set

Great! Thanks for the explanation.


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