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Re: bash 4: source does not search current dir

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4: source does not search current dir
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2009 21:20:47 -0400
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Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> Hi,
> I assume . command does not search current directory anymore
> in bash 4 for a reason. Perhaps it is specified by relevant
> standard, although I did not find it.
> This incompatible change affects me a lot. I imagine
> I am not alone with this.

This happens only when in Posix mode, and is what Posix specifies.
I fixed a bug in versions predating bash-4.0 that caused it to not
work correctly; that's probably what you're seeing.


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

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