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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 15:52:34 -0400

> > ># 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.

I don't understand, though, why the existing patch for the FreeBSD bash2
port (files/patch-ac) wasn't carried forward to bash-3.0.  It seems an easy
enough way to solve a FreeBSD-specific issue.

Chet

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