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Re: $PIPESTATUS is not updated by single external commands

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: $PIPESTATUS is not updated by single external commands
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 23:14:16 +0100
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address@hidden (Paul Jarc) writes:

|> Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> wrote:
|> > address@hidden (Paul Jarc) writes:
|> > |> bash-2.05a$ PS1='$(echo "address@hidden") $ '
|> >
|> > Useless Use of Command Substitution:
|> >
|> > PS1='address@hidden $ '
|> If only it were.  With your PS1 setting, the problem disappears for me
|> as well.  So apparently the problem is somehow triggered by command
|> substitution.  The PS1 setting I normally use makes use of PIPESTATUS
|> and non-useless use of command substitution, so I can't avoid the
|> problem that easliy.
|> > I cannot reproduce that with the same version on ia64-suse-linux.
|> What if you use the command-substitution PS1 setting?

I did, and I could not reproduce it either.


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