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Re: set -e loses exit status

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: set -e loses exit status
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:54:11 -0400
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On 3/10/14, 2:32 PM, Dennis Lambe Jr. wrote:
> When set -e is in effect in a subshell, the exit status of commands,
> functions, and sub-subshells is converted to 1.

Thanks for the report.  There really isn't any requirement other than the
exit status be non-zero, but I will change back to the pre-bash-4.1
behavior for the next version.


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