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in reply to Re: Shell expansion with is funky
in thread Shell expansion with <> is funky

I appreciate the work around the sage advice about prototypes - I would beg to differ with japhy , however, that my question has been answered. I could use glob , but I would rather use <> and I am not sure why the angle brackets are not behaving as advertised. My question is, in a nutshell - why are angle brackets not resulting in correct shell expansion on succesive iterations of a loop. This is puzzling and still remains unanswered. Thanks, Tom

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Re: Re: Re: Shell expansion with is funky
by japhy (Canon) on Jan 25, 2002 at 04:27 UTC
    I cannot replicate your problem.

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