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Re: "exec >/dev/null 2>&1" hangs shell


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: "exec >/dev/null 2>&1" hangs shell
Date: Thu, 09 May 2002 03:15:09 +0200
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"Billinghurst, David (CRTS)" <address@hidden> writes:

|> On both:
|>  - irix6.5 with bash-2.04
|>  - cygwin with bash-2.05a
|> the command "exec > /dev/null 2>&1" hangs.

It doesn't.  Type "exit" or EOF to exit.  Of course, you won't see any
output, since that is promptly discarded.

Andreas.

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