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Re: Case of set -e not being in effect in a subshell.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Case of set -e not being in effect in a subshell.
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 11:09:17 -0400
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On 6/11/18 6:12 AM, Bartłomiej Palmowski wrote:

> 
> The issue is:
> $ cat bad
> (
>     set -e
>     false
>     echo "Shouldn't happen?"
> ) && :
> $ bash ./bad ; echo $?
> Shouldn't happen?
> 0

`set -e' is ignored for any command of an OR list except the last, whether
it is in effect before the command is executed or when enabled by the
command itself.

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