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The following reply was made to PR bin/37494; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
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:
> 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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