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bug#35681: Regression in --enable-minimal-config

From: Miro Kropáček
Subject: bug#35681: Regression in --enable-minimal-config
Date: Sun, 12 May 2019 13:40:11 +0200

On Sun, 12 May 2019 at 12:47, Martijn Dekker <address@hidden> wrote:
> I think you're probably hitting this bug:
> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2016-09/msg00083.html
Thanks, that indeed looks like it.

> The exit status of subshells is broken in bash-4.3 and bash-4.4 with
> --enable-minimal-config. This is a fatal bug that would easily break
> most substantial shell scripts, including configure.
> The bug was fixed in bash-5.0.
Yes, 5.0 works. Do you know where the fix itself is? Commit
mentions your report and fix but it definitely does not fix it. I'd
like to backport it into 4.4.23.

> As for a minimal bash-5.0 with full POSIX compliance, aliases are
> required by POSIX but turned off by the minimal config, so you want:
> --enable-minimal-config --enable-alias --enable-strict-posix-default
Thanks, didn't know that!


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