svn commit: r207132 - stable/8/bin/sh

Jilles Tjoelker jilles at
Fri Apr 23 19:26:04 UTC 2010

Author: jilles
Date: Fri Apr 23 19:26:03 2010
New Revision: 207132

  MFC r197848: Clarify quoting of word in ${v=word} in sh(1).

Directory Properties:
  stable/8/bin/sh/   (props changed)

Modified: stable/8/bin/sh/sh.1
--- stable/8/bin/sh/sh.1	Fri Apr 23 19:20:56 2010	(r207131)
+++ stable/8/bin/sh/sh.1	Fri Apr 23 19:26:03 2010	(r207132)
@@ -1227,6 +1227,9 @@ In all cases, the
 final value of
 .Ar parameter
 is substituted.
+Quoting inside
+.Ar word
+does not prevent field splitting or pathname expansion.
 Only variables, not positional
 parameters or special parameters, can be
 assigned in this way.

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