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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.9

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.4dev.9
Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 17:19:25 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, Thomas E. Dickey said:

> Date: Fri, 1 Sep 2000 15:52:32 -0400 (EDT)
> you mean something like
>       ( command ) <input
> I hadn't thought about that.  I've been burned with some shells that
> won't work properly if I redirect to an arbitrary command, and use
> 'cat' if there's a question about it.  In either case, there's no
> recovery if the command contains an unbalanced parenthesis...
I haven't access to such a brain-dead shell to test with.  But
I might expect that the parentheses might help insulate the
arbitrary command from the redirection and extinguish the burn.

-- gil

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