[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: SEGFAULT if bash script make "source" for itself

From: Steve Simmons
Subject: Re: SEGFAULT if bash script make "source" for itself
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:43:16 -0400

On Aug 28, 2014, at 12:37 PM, Chris Down <address@hidden> wrote:

> I really don't understand -- why is this unexpected? It's exactly what I'd 
> expect to happen if you try to do something like that. It should not be 
> disallowed to source yourself, that prevents people from doing things when 
> *sensibly* sourcing their own script.

Agree. It's perfectly valid for a sourced script to check for an error 
condition, fix the error, then re-source itself. Or for scripts to re-source 
each other, each time with new parameters. Recursion is a win.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]