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

2016-09-09 19:01:27 +0200, Christian Neukirchen:
> >> -The `tt(==)' form is the preferred one.  The `tt(=)' form is for
> >> -backward compatibility and should be considered obsolete.
> > ksh93 also makes "==" obsolete in [[...]]. 
> My ksh93 (ksh-2012.08.01) man page says:
>    Conditional Expressions.
>        A conditional expression is used with the [[ compound command to test
>        attributes of files and to compare strings.
>    ...
>        string == pattern
>               True, if string matches pattern.  Any part of pattern can be
>               quoted to cause it to be matched as a string.  With a successful
>               match to a pattern, the .sh.match array variable will contain
>               the match and sub-pattern matches.
>        string = pattern
>               Same as == above, but is obsolete.

Sorry, that's what I meant and I ended up saying the opposite.
ksh93 also (like zsh) makes "=" obsolete. I assumed the zsh
manual was making = obsolete because ksh did as well (that
[[...]] construct comes from ksh).


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