GNU bug report logs - #29648
BUG in zless and similar scripts?

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Package: gzip; Reported by: Michele Venturi <dardo82@HIDDEN>; dated Sun, 10 Dec 2017 18:00:02 UTC; Maintainer for gzip is bug-gzip@HIDDEN.

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As you can see here: https://pastebin.com/Q7fcrYhp
there is an error in the parameters expansion syntax.

It should be "${LESSMETACHARS:+set}" and not just
"${LESSMETACHARS+set}". zdiff, zgrep and zmore
miss a colon in the source code in the same way.
--
http://profiles.google.com/dardo82

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<div dir=3D"ltr">As you can see here:=C2=A0<a href=3D"https://pastebin.com/=
Q7fcrYhp" target=3D"_blank">https://pastebin.com/<wbr>Q7fcrYhp</a><br><div =
class=3D"gmail_quote"><div dir=3D"ltr"><div>there is an error in the parame=
ters expansion syntax.</div><div><br></div><div>It should be &quot;${LESSME=
TACHARS:+set}&quot; and not just<br></div><div>&quot;${LESSMETACHARS+set}&q=
uot;. zdiff, zgrep and zmore</div><div>miss a colon in the source code in t=
he same way.</div><div><div><div class=3D"m_1262670625548745310gmail_signat=
ure"><div dir=3D"ltr"><div>--</div><a href=3D"http://profiles.google.com/da=
rdo82" target=3D"_blank">http://profiles.google.com/<wbr>dardo82</a></div><=
/div></div></div></div></div></div>

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