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Re: Questions to bash "read" builtin functionality


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Questions to bash "read" builtin functionality
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 08:57:26 -0500
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On 12/20/12 6:21 AM, Fiedler Roman wrote:

> OK, so if I understand correctly, following should be true:
> 
> Referring to my e-mail from Mo 17.12.2012 09:35, it seems that you get the 
> "hypothetical output", which is correct, while the script on my side produces 
> different output.
> 
> Hence the bash version from Ubuntu (GNU bash, version 4.2.24(1)-release) on 
> my side behaves differently than your bash-4.2.39.

You can't guarantee that the Ubuntu version doesn't have changes beyond the
distributed 4.2.24; my advice is to build your own and see if you get the
same behavior I do.

Chet
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