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Re: mapfile usage

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: mapfile usage
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 19:23:55 -0500
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Stephane CHAZELAS wrote:
> 2009-02-4, 19:59(+00), Stephane CHAZELAS:
> [...]
>> Also, it looks like it should guard against
>> seq 5 | mapfile -C echo  -c0
>> That command above cannot be interrupted with <Ctrl-C>
> [...]
> Note that that minor bug is still in 4.0-release.

Thanks; it's fixed now.

> I still don't get the rationale behind that builtin. Does that
> come from an actual need? Was it requested by anyone?

It was requested and contributed by the bashdb folks.  I suppose
Rocky could weigh in on it. :-)

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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