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Re: read doesn't handle pipes

From: Jehsom
Subject: Re: read doesn't handle pipes
Date: 14 Nov 2000 15:08:20 GMT
User-agent: tin/1.4.4-20000803 ("Vet for the Insane") (UNIX) (Linux/2.2.17 (i686))

address@hidden wrote:
>       address@hidden bero]$ test=""
>       address@hidden bero]$ echo "Linux now" |read test
>       address@hidden bero]$ echo $test
>       address@hidden bero]$

This is expected behavior, as commands in a pipeline execute in subshells.


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