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Re: Possible bug with respect to global variable within block of code wh


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Possible bug with respect to global variable within block of code when piping the output of later
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2008 23:45:11 -0500
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Thiemo Kellner <address@hidden> wrote:
> Maybe the piping converts the block implicitly to a subshell.

Yes, it does.  This is documented in the man page, under "Pipelines"
in the "SHELL GRAMMAR" section, and in the FAQ, entry E4.


paul




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