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use "< file" and it complains about "do"

From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: use "< file" and it complains about "do"
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 06:06:00 +0800

Configuration Information [Automatically generated, do not change]:
Machine: i386
OS: linux-gnu
Compiler: gcc
Compilation CFLAGS:  -DPROGRAM='bash' -DCONF_HOSTTYPE='i386' 
-DCONF_OSTYPE='linux-gnu' -DCONF_MACHTYPE='i386-pc-linux-gnu' 
-I/home/doko/packages/bash/bash-2.05a/lib -g -O2
uname output: Linux debian 2.4.18-k7 #1 Sun Apr 14 13:19:11 EST 2002 i686 
Machine Type: i386-pc-linux-gnu

Bash Version: 2.05a
Patch Level: 0
Release Status: release

if bash is unhappy about "< file" before complex commands, then it
should give clearer error messages.  E.g. detect it and tell the user
to move it to the end or something.

$ < /tmp/aaa while read x;do if zfgrep -q $x bbb;then :;else echo $x;fi;done
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `;do'

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