Subject: Re: sh expanding alias in odd place
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Christos Zoulas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/03/2001 01:35:49
In article <200111030100.RAA27059@zen.crufty.net>,
Simon J. Gerraty <email@example.com> wrote:
>If you make the case statement:
> echo a
>it works as expected.
>Aliases are totally evil in anything but an interactive
>shell. I think the script as is, is failing in the prescribed manner
>give the alias.
Yes, but: all the rest of the shells worked without the quotes. Only ash needed
them. So it is a bug and it was fixed.