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Re: bash process substitution does not work in FreeBSD 5.2.1 with devfs(


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash process substitution does not work in FreeBSD 5.2.1 with devfs(5)
Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 11:57:54 -0400

> >I'm not sure which version of bash you're testing against, but I'm certain
> >that the bash-3.0 configure script includes the following code:
> >  
> >
> I am using bash-3.0.tar.gz from a german GNU mirror which is identical 
> to the
> version available from ftp.cwru.edu.
> 
> ># check for systems like FreeBSD 5 that only provide /dev/fd/[012]
> >   exec 3<&0
> >   if test -r /dev/fd/3; then
> >     bash_cv_dev_fd=standard
> >   else
> >     bash_cv_dev_fd=absent
> >   fi
> >   exec 3<&-
> >
> >and it behaves as intended on my FreeBSD 5.2 machine.
> >
> >
> The code above is not contained in the configure script in bash-3.0.tar.gz
> which explains why your results differ from mine.

Ah, you are right.  I misread the date.  That was added after bash-3.0
was released.

Chet

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