[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-SVN] r30420 -
ivan at theory.asu.ru
Wed Mar 5 02:41:30 EST 2008
>>>>> Hamish <hamish_b at yahoo.com> writes:
>> On Ubuntu Gutsy it's like Ivan says - echo "!" is ok in scripts,
>> fails on command line.
>> I'm about to switch to Debian. I'll check this if not forget to.
> It could very well be user error & bad memory on my behalf.
It's probably so. It seems that `!' cannot be granted its
special meaning within the non-interactive Bash (even with
explicit `set -H'.)
> But regardless it can only be a good thing to '' quote !s.
I guess there're enough scripts with unquoted `!' outside of
GRASS, and I believe that the special treatment of `!' violates
POSIX. So, the only good thing for the user would be to fix the
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