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RE: Bug in config.status (autoconf 2.49b, test 21)

From: Tim Van Holder
Subject: RE: Bug in config.status (autoconf 2.49b, test 21)
Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 18:53:51 +0100

> Tim> foo=`{ (exit 1); exit; }` || echo fail
> Tim> DOESN'T (at least on my system). 
> We have already discussed about such failures on the Autoconf list,
> and people reported that such a broken shell can hardly be supported
> (this occurrence is certainly not the only one).
Well, it's only this specific instance where the { (exit 1); exit; }
contruct fails; in all the other places it works fine.

> What shell are you running?
The DJGPP port of bash 2.04.
If you're sure this is a problem with bash, I'll certainly report this
to the maintainer of the port.

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