[CentOS] tabs ignored in here document

Fri May 5 18:53:51 UTC 2017
Robert Moskowitz <rgm at htt-consult.com>

On 05/05/2017 02:40 PM, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 5/5/2017 11:16 AM, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
>> But bash is ignoring tabs in my here docs.
> tab in bash is indeed filename expansion.   what are 'my here' docs ?  
> not familiar with that phrase.

A *here document* is a special-purpose code block. It uses a form of I/O 
redirection to feed a command list to an interactive program or a 
command, such as ftp, cat, or the ex text editor.

      Here Documents - The Linux Documentation Project