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`read' not accepting input from stdin

From: Scott Mcdermott
Subject: `read' not accepting input from stdin
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 13:29:10 -0400
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I'm confused about this behavior:

        $ unset REPLY
        $ echo testing | read
        $ echo $REPLY

echos a newline only (from echo).  But this:

        $ echo testing > tmpfile
        $ read < tmpfile
        $ echo $REPLY

has expected behavior of setting REPLY from stdin.

Seems to me, should be the same behavior in both cases.

Is this expected behavior?

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