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Re: [PATCH] Use == in expressions instead of the deprecated =

2016-09-08 15:31:28 +0100, Stephane Chazelas:
> ksh93 also makes "==" obsolete in [[...]]. "==" is still not
> POSIX (and likely not going to be soon as requests to add it
> have been rejected (IIRC)) for the "test"/"[" utility (or expr).

Sorry, bad memory. Though there was some opposition, the "=="
proposal was not rejected:
http://austingroupbugs.net/view.php?id=375 was what I was
vaguely recalling.

It's still possible that the next major POSIX spec will have
[ == ] and maybe even [[ ]].

You guys may want to comment on the latest proposal there:

as it would make zsh non-conformant.

In particular, it  proposes specifying [[ =~ ]] the ksh/bash
way, that is where quoting escapes regexp operators (
[[ a =~ "." ]] returns false) and [[ < ]] required to use


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