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authorBart Schaefer <schaefer@ipost.com>2021-02-05 13:50:58 -0800
committerBart Schaefer <schaefer@ipost.com>2021-02-05 13:50:58 -0800
commitb8ec0ddba56768e0afff45ffe78bf51ecf60aaa4 (patch)
tree45d4e4ae720eb7f3c103128a2dd68705429188e0 /Doc
parent465738fc2594ac4629de341738a106184858c678 (diff)
unposted: Add cindex entries for some subsections
Diffstat (limited to 'Doc')
1 files changed, 12 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo b/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo
index b3396721f..926e9b48b 100644
--- a/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo
+++ b/Doc/Zsh/expn.yo
@@ -1511,7 +1511,9 @@ Include the unmatched portion in the result (the em(R)est).
+cindex(parameter expansion rules)
+cindex(rules, parameter expansion)
+cindex(substitution, parameter, rules)
Here is a summary of the rules for substitution; this assumes that braces
are present around the substitution, i.e. tt(${)var(...)tt(}). Some particular
examples are given below. Note that the Zsh Development Group accepts
@@ -1709,6 +1711,7 @@ expression) and replaced with the corresponding value, with internal flags
+cindex(parameter expansion, examples)
The flag tt(f) is useful to split a double-quoted substitution line by
line. For example, tt(${(f)"$LPAR()<)var(file)tt(RPAR()"})
substitutes the contents of var(file) divided so that each line is
@@ -1890,7 +1893,6 @@ subsect(Dynamic named directories)
cindex(directories, named, dynamic)
cindex(named directories, dynamic)
cindex(dynamic named directories)
If the function tt(zsh_directory_name) exists, or the shell variable
tt(zsh_directory_name_functions) exists and contains an array of
function names, then the functions are used to implement dynamic
@@ -2016,7 +2018,7 @@ exists by that name, the word is replaced
by the full pathname of the command.
+cindex(filename expansion, notes)
Filename expansion is performed on the right hand side of a parameter
assignment, including those appearing after commands of the
tt(typeset) family. In this case, the right hand side will be treated
@@ -2061,6 +2063,7 @@ No filename generation pattern
matches the files `tt(.)' or `tt(..)'. In other instances of pattern
matching, the `tt(/)' and `tt(.)' are not treated specially.
subsect(Glob Operators)
+cindex(glob operators)
Matches any string, including the null string.
@@ -2291,6 +2294,8 @@ within `tt([[)...tt(]])'), a `tt(/)' is not special; and `tt(/)' is also
not special after a `tt(~)' appearing outside parentheses in a filename
subsect(Globbing Flags)
+cindex(globbing flags)
+cindex(glob flags)
There are various flags which affect any text to their right up to the
end of the enclosing group or to the end of the pattern; they require
the tt(EXTENDED_GLOB) option. All take the form
@@ -2485,6 +2490,8 @@ searched for all files which match, so that a pattern of the form
tt(LPAR()#i)tt(RPAR()/foo/bar/...) is potentially slow.
subsect(Approximate Matching)
+cindex(approximate matching)
+cindex(matching, approximate)
When matching approximately, the shell keeps a count of the errors found,
which cannot exceed the number specified in the
tt(LPAR()#a)var(num)tt(RPAR()) flags. Four types of error are recognised:
@@ -2550,6 +2557,8 @@ approximate match. It is best to place the tt((#a1)) after any path
segments which are known to be correct.
subsect(Recursive Globbing)
+cindex(recursive globbing)
+cindex(globbing, recursive)
A pathname component of the form `tt(LPAR())var(foo)tt(/RPAR()#)'
matches a path consisting of zero or more directories
matching the pattern var(foo).