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Re: [Help-bash] Bash Trap: How to Get Line Number of a Subprocess with N


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Bash Trap: How to Get Line Number of a Subprocess with Non-Zero Status
Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2017 13:09:32 -0500
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On 1/2/17 4:59 AM, Steve Amerige wrote:

> From an end-user's perspective, it is unexpected that the LINENO has the
> value of the
> beginning of the function instead of the line at which the ERR was caught
> by trap.

Sure, it's missing functionality.  Eduardo's patch was pretty much spot-on.
It will be fixed in the next version of bash, at least.

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