As with the other recent sh-block email, the problem is likely due to
the interpreter used (e.g., bash as compared to dash).  See the value of
`org-babel-sh-command' which defaults to "sh" which defaults to a POSIX
rather than bash shell on many systems.


Andreas Leha <andreas.l...@med.uni-goettingen.de> writes:

> Hi all,
> why is it, that I can not use this code in sh blocks (I get sh: 2: Bad
> substitution), even though it is valid when I run the tangled
> script?  Is this a known thing?
> #+begin_src sh :shebang "#!/bin/bash" :tangle test.sh
>   for i in *.org; do
>       echo cp "$i" "${i/%.org/.bak.org}"
>   done
> #+end_src
> How can I get the above block to execute?
> Thanks in advance,
> Andreas

Eric Schulte

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