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Re: use of ampersand for backgrounding foils termination parsing?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: use of ampersand for backgrounding foils termination parsing?
Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 08:43:51 -0500

> Machine Type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05b
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
>       semicolons to delimit commands usually work identically to newlines,
>       but in the case where they follow an ampersand, there appears to be a
>       syntax error generated.

This is the correct behavior.

Chet

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