wd at denx.de
Wed Aug 31 22:00:45 UTC 2005
in message <9260.1125522925 at brightstareng.com> you wrote:
> i suspect you're only baiting here, because i suspect you know the
> answer. i also agree with you in spirit -- to break such a construct
Call me stupid - but I have to admit that I did *not* know the
answer. This was a real question.
> this is, of course, why the "[:alpha:]" style character classes
> were introduced -- they're independent of actual character collation
I was not aware of this. Reading the Pattern Matching section of the
bash again I realize that you are right. I've been missing this all
> none of which is any help when all of one's scripts start breaking
> because some distribution changed the default LANG setting. (i don't
> honestly know why the default was changed. sure seems wrong to me.)
Indeed. What a mess.
Thanks for the explanation.
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