On 8/29/16 11:28 PM, Wesley Hirsch wrote:
> Actually, that raises an interesting question about the differences between
> $(( and ((. The man page says that $(( treats its contents as double
> quoted, however, (( is a built-in an not an expansion. How does (( treat
> its contents?
The `((' command is intended to be equivalent to `let'. That is,
(( ... )) is equivalent to let "...". The man page and info document
say exactly that.
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