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Re: Bash-5.0 release available


From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: Bash-5.0 release available
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2019 11:39:25 -0800
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On 07/01/19 23:16, Bernhard Voelker wrote:
> [forwarding from address@hidden
> 
> On 1/7/19 11:03 PM, Chet Ramey wrote:
>> Introduction
>> ============
>>
>> The first public release of bash-5.0 is now available with the URLs
> [...]
> 
>> +========== NEWS ==========+
> [...]
>> d. New loadable builtins: rm, stat, fdflags.
> [...]
>> nn. There is a new `seq' loadable builtin.
> 
> Doesn't that mean the we'll have to guard the execution of our
> rm, stat and seq utilities in the tests with 'env TOOL' or
> '\TOOL' like we already do e.g. for 'test'?

Huh rm, really?

Anyway that reminds me I was playing around with
centrally overriding builtins in our test suite in the attached.
It does slow things down somewhat.

cheers,
Pádraig

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