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Re: Bash "read" command seems to ignore piped input

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash "read" command seems to ignore piped input
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 15:06:55 -0400

> Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 2.05
> Patch Level: 8
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       The bash builtin "read" command does not seem to handle piped input.
> I expect piped input to be handled like terminal input.  The Posix shell
> version in HP-UX does do this.

Read the Bash FAQ, question E4.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet )

Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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