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Re: pipefail option doesn't work as advertised

From: Tim Waugh
Subject: Re: pipefail option doesn't work as advertised
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:54:28 +0100
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On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 02:32:52PM +0100, address@hidden wrote:

> When using the pipefail option, the following command:
>   echo foo | false
> produces an exit status of 0, ignoring the exit status of false.

Ah, now I see that the exit code changes each time I try it. :-)

Your patch looks to make sure that it is initialized -- sorry, should
have looked closer before replying first of all.


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