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sr #108171: documentation of == within [[ ]] is incorrect

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Submitted on:  Tue 30 Oct 2012 07:23:46 PM UTC  
 
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Tue 30 Oct 2012 07:23:46 PM UTC, original submission:

The documentation of the == comparison operator within
[[ does not mention that pattern evaluation is performed.

Example:

$ [[ aaa == a* ]] && echo true
true

$ [[ aaa == "a*" ]] && echo true

Also applies to !=

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