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Re: IFS handling and read

From: Marc Herbert
Subject: Re: IFS handling and read
Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2009 10:34:10 +0000
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Eric Blake a écrit :
> This is E4 in the FAQ:
> ftp://ftp.cwru.edu/pub/bash/FAQ
> POSIX permits, but does not require, that the final element of a pipeline
> be executed in a subshell.  Bash uses the subshell, ksh does not.
> Variable assignments in a subshell do not affect the parent.

I am regularly bitten by this. This is a major pain; it makes "read" very
inconvenient to use (whatever IFS is).

Could this be changed in the future?



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