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Re: "%" no longer works in bash 3.0?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: "%" no longer works in bash 3.0?
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2004 16:53:19 -0400

> How come "%" by itself no longer works to bring the most recent job to
> the foreground in bash 3.0?  This seems like a regression in
> functionality.  Is it intentional?

Yes, it was intentional.  The null job was never valid, and only worked by
an accident of implementation.  I tightened the code up, and this was a
result.

Chet

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