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Re: Sourcing a script from a pipe is not reliable


From: Jeremy
Subject: Re: Sourcing a script from a pipe is not reliable
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2019 11:36:03 -0800

Agreed there is no likelihood of a patch to 3.2. However, this version of
bash still has a significant presence in the wild and this bug is breaking
an installation script, so I am looking for a POSIX-compliant (and works
under Cygwin) alternative that avoids this bug so the script can be
modified.

As a step towards getting there, and out of plain curiosity, I would also
like to know if this is due to a known bug and if so, what the underlying
cause is and in what versions it has been fixed.

On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 11:09 PM Eduardo Bustamante <address@hidden>
wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 9, 2019 at 10:54 PM Jeremy <address@hidden> wrote:
> (...)
> > 3.2.57(1)-release (x86_64-apple-darwin15)
> >
> >
> > This is on MacOS 10.11.6. If there is a better place for me to report
> this
> > bug, please let me know.
>
> Have you tried the latest version? Bash 5.0 was just released:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2019-01/msg00063.html
>
> I don't think you'll be seeing any updates in the OS X provided
> version of bash, so there's no point in even trying to back-port any
> fixes to 3.2
>
>


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