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Re: "fc" builtin exits with unexpected status

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: "fc" builtin exits with unexpected status
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2015 09:35:28 -0500
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On 11/15/15 10:55 PM, Chris Marusich wrote:
> Hi,
> I like to set up my PS1 to show the exit status of the last command I
> ran. I've noticed that this doesn't seem to work as expected when I
> use the "fc" builtin.  When I do the following, the final exit status
> appears to be reported as "1", even though true always exits with
> status 0.

Thanks for the report.  This will be fixed in the next release of bash.


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