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Re: $LINENO in a bash script using subshells in if statements


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: $LINENO in a bash script using subshells in if statements
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2019 21:46:00 -0400
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On 7/5/19 6:30 PM, address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 5.0
> Patch Level: 3
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Using a subshell environment in an if statement screws up my $LINENO 
> variable, see minimal reproducible code below.
>       The problem occurs only if the condition is true (meaning the subshell 
> is executed). Same problem occurs if the subshell is in a while/for loop 
> iterating at least once.
>       The problem occurs with Bash 5.0.3. It does not occur with 4.2.3 or 
> 3.2.57. See discussion here: 
> https://stackoverflow.com/questions/56909685/weird-behavior-of-lineno-in-a-bash-script-using-subshells-in-if-statements

Thanks for the report. This was fixed back in mid-March, and the fix is
in the devel branch.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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