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Re: trap on EXIT doesn't get triggered in functions run in background


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: trap on EXIT doesn't get triggered in functions run in background
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 17:19:19 -0400
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On 3/30/20 2:24 PM, Tau wrote:

> Bash Version: 5.0
> Patch Level: 7
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>         When you execute a function in the background, and in that
>         function you set a trap on EXIT, it doesn't get triggered when
>         the function returns. This behavior doesn't seem to be
>         documented anywhere and other shells (zsh, dash, ash) behave
>         differently.

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

Chet

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