Working around the BASH brace expansion rule

Posted by Bob_Mesibov on Jun 14, 2019 6:08 PM EDT
BASHing data; By Bob Mesibov
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Brace expansion in BASH is a neat way to build a Cartesian product, like all the combinations of a set of first names and a set of last names. Unfortunately, you can't do this with strings unless they're in comma-separated lists. This post explains two alternatives.

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