bash in process regular expressions

Dave Korn
Sun Jan 14 00:49:00 GMT 2007

On 13 January 2007 23:38, Brian Dessent wrote:

> Rodrigo Amestica wrote:
>> Hi, when I write a bash script using regular
>> expressions something goes wrong with the single
>> quotes that I do understand should surround the
>> regular expression. The code I show below works okay
>> when the single quotes are removed, but it does not as
>> shown. For this example the single quotes are not
>> really needed but is useful for showing my problem, my
>> real script does need the single quotes because I'm
>> trying to match several sub-expressions.
> Read the replies in this recent thread:
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> Brian

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