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Re: help adapting bashism for zsh

On Mon, 2019-06-10 at 17:31 -0500, David C. Rankin wrote:
> On 06/10/2019 03:22 PM, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> > This compatibility mode differs from setting individual options such
> > as KSH_ARRAYS, but can be fairly closely duplicated by using the
> > "emulate" command.  If the scripts are intended to become the bodies
> > of shell functions, try adding "emulate -L sh" at the top.
> > > Then what to do about the non-existing expansions such
> > > as ${foo^^} (uppercase) and ${foo,,} (lowercase), etc..
> > These are handled with (in those specific examples) ${foo:u} and
> > ${foo:l}.  In fact ^^ has a completely different meaning in zsh, so
> > you will have to do a search-and-replace for those kinds of
> > nonstandard tricks.
> Thank you Bart,
>   That seems like the logical path forward. I was sure hoping somebody already
> had a handy-dandy parse & convert routine, but it looks like a normal convert
> as you go. As I go through them I'll try and keep a list of the most common
> bash/zsh conversions and notes of those cases where there is no 1-for-1
> replacement. It will be an as-time-permits endeavour, but maybe we can catch
> most issues.

The FAQ, section 2.1, should help, from the Etc directory of the
distribution or http://zsh.sourceforge.net/FAQ/zshfaq02.html#l10


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