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Re: exit trap defined in function body isn't triggered


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: exit trap defined in function body isn't triggered
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 17:16:04 -0400
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On 3/30/20 2:45 PM, Oğuz wrote:
> Consider this:
> 
> bash <<EOF
> foo() {
>   trap 'echo exit' EXIT
> }
> foo &
> EOF
> 
> After trap is set, the subshell exits and `echo exit` should be run,
> but it won't. If you set a RETURN trap instead it works though. This
> is reproducible on bash4 and bash5

Thanks for the report. This was fixed back in August 2019 in the devel
branch.

Chet

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