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Re: order of processing in brace expansion

On May 11,  1:22pm, Allan Poindexter wrote:
> I don't see any way to parameterize patterns for brace expansion if
> this is [not] done. (E.g. setting a parameter in a script to a pattern
> that will be used in brace expansion in several places and which may
> need to be changed from time to time. IMO is a good thing to be able
> to do). Am I overlooking something? Is there some other way to do
> this?

Brace expansion is completely equivalent to expanding an array parameter
with rc_expand_param set.  So instead of

	echo foo/{$alternates}/bar

you do

	alternates=(x y z)
	echo foo/$^alternates/bar

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