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Re: infinitive recursion causes segfault


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: infinitive recursion causes segfault
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 16:45:19 -0500
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address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 3.1
> Patch Level: 17
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Create a function that calls itself. Call it. You'll get segfault. 
> Expecting message on terminal.

That's not a good expectation.

If you want to shoot yourself in the foot, bash will not stop you.
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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/




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