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Old 01-06-2014
Scrutinizer last example is posix compatible - works fine in bash, ksh, dash, ...

If you like to use full ksh93 properties, then download it.
Or build from sources.
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Old 01-06-2014
Originally Posted by Scrutinizer
Yes you can in ksh, the parsing order for brace expansion is different than in bash
Can you please explain this statement? I thought brace expansion happens before variable expansion, so there is no way to use a variable in it Smilie

Never mind, I see only bash performs brace expansion first.

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