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Re: bin/37494

The following reply was made to PR bin/37494; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: bin/37494
Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 19:24:54 +0000

 On Wed, Jun 04, 2008 at 02:40:01AM +0000, Shaun Zinck wrote:
  >  Also in SUSv2, about 5 lines up from your quote:
  >  Redirection
  >  Pathname expansion will not be performed on the word by a
  >  non-interactive shell; an interactive shell may perform it, but will do
  >  so only when the expansion would result in one word.
  >  It looks like this should only be expanded in interactive shells.
 I tend to think that interactive and non-interactive shells shouldn't
 behave differently in things like this. Particularly for sh. How badly
 do we want this feature?
 David A. Holland

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