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Re: Bash 2.05b - While loop terminates unexpectedly


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash 2.05b - While loop terminates unexpectedly
Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 16:27:13 -0500

> Machine Type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 2.05b
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
>       I have a bash script with a "while" loop that is terminating
>       unexpectedly.  After staring at my code (and introducing debug
>       statements to convince me I'm not nuts [If I am, I owe somebody
>       reading bash-bug a BEvERage]) I am now pretty sure this is an odd bug
>       in bash.  The super-simplified code is roughly:

Sorry, I can't reproduce it.  All I can think is that there is something
that's causing the child running the while loop to get EOF on stdin.

Chet

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