regex help

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Wed Feb 9 20:24:43 UTC 2022


Just a small nitpick inline

Le 09/02/2022 à 20:43, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> Tim here, replying inline again

> You've got it!  It expands the filenames at the shell level, before
> handing it off to the program, so it works with multiple items as
> well, such as
>   $ mkdir -p Mail/work/{cur,new,tmp}
> which expands to the same as
>   $ mkdir -p Mail/work/cur Mail/work/new Mail/work/tmp

Be aware that brace expansion is undefined in POSIX sh, so it works using bash
but could fail using other shells.	

Didier Spaier
Slint maintainer

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