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Re: [BUG] Bash segfaults on an infinitely recursive funcion (resend)


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [BUG] Bash segfaults on an infinitely recursive funcion (resend)
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2017 14:35:44 -0400
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On 9/24/17 1:53 PM, Shlomi Fish wrote:

> I see. Well, the general wisdom is that a program should not ever segfault, 
> but
> instead gracefully handle the error and exit. Perhaps implement a maximal
> recursion depth like zsh does. 

Perhaps read the documentation about the FUNCNEST variable. You get to
decide how much recursion you want.

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