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[Discuss] What the use of .bashrc

I just looked for that in the bash manpage, and i can't find anything
that behavior. Can you highlight where you discovered that?

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 11:07 AM, Jerry Feldman <gaf at> wrote:
> On 10/30/2012 10:58 AM, joe at wrote:
>>   Looks to me like the first test only tests if $1 is not at the end of $PATHor am I missing something?    ----- Original Message -----From: &quot;Jerry Feldman&quot; >;gaf at
> No, it tests is $1 exists in $PATH.
> I really hate bash pattern matching because I have to read the manual
> every time I use them.
> in this case '*:"$1":*' looks for $1 anywhere in $PATH.
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