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Re: GECOS expansion

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 07:19:17PM +1000, Luke Mewburn wrote:
 >   | Why can't those patches be fed upstream?  NetBSD is not the only OS that
 >   | documents a magic meaning of "&" in the gecos field.
 > IIRC, didn't want them.
 > (Probably because Linux (or glibc ?) doesn't know about "&" expansion.)

Linux has always done &-expansion...

David A. Holland

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