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Re: Bash 4.3.11(1) crashes after running exec

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash 4.3.11(1) crashes after running exec
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:03:17 -0400
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On 6/27/16 12:52 PM, #pragma wrote:
> Thank you for the answer. I would agree with you, but there is something
> more.
> If I change command from the first step to this:
> address@hidden:~$ exec man man man
> and leave other steps as were before, then bash crashes as well. Also on
> tty logins.

Again, what do you expect to happen?  You replace the bash process -- it
goes away.  As soon as the man process terminates, your session ends.  This
is what `exec' does.

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

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