* Eric Blake wrote on Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 10:55:36PM CEST:
> On 08/03/2010 02:32 PM, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > Interesting shell unportability:
> > $ bash -c 'f=" val" e=; echo "$e"$f'
> > val
> > $ ksh -c 'f=" val" e=; echo "$e"$f'
> > val
> > ksh93, dash, zsh all do it like ksh. Is that a bug in bash?
> Yes; [...]
thanks for the investigation. I'm pushing the patch with modified
Fix testsuite errors due to shell quoted parameter expansion issue.
* tests/getopt-m4sh.at (_LT_AT_GETOPT_M4SH_SETUP): Insert space
between double-quoted and unquoted shell parameter, as bash
4.0.28 doesn't add one in its output if the expansion of the
second one starts with a space.
(short option splitting, enhanced shell short option splitting)
(long option splitting, XSI long option splitting): Add space in
Fixes testsuite failures on AIX, FreeBSD, etc.
Report by Rainer Tammer.