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Re: Strange change between bash-3.2 and bash-4.0


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Strange change between bash-3.2 and bash-4.0
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 09:49:22 -0500
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Roman Rakus wrote:

> If this stays as it is, bash will never exit immediately if a command
> (in this case pipeline) exits with a non-zero status.

That's clearly not true.  Bash will not exit if a pipeline fails, but
will do so if a simple command fails.

-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer

Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/




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