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Re: backgrounded children forgotten


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: backgrounded children forgotten
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2005 11:55:30 -0500
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Aron Griffis wrote:

> Machine Type: x86_64-pc-linux-gnu
> 
> Bash Version: 3.0
> Patch Level: 16
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description: 
>       When 2 processes are backgrounded inside $(...), bash forgets the first 
>       one was a child of the shell.
> 
> Repeat-By:
>       Note this needs to be a script, not cmdline, otherwise $! doesn't work.
> 
>       $ cat demo
>       output=$( 
>           true &
>           pid=$!
>           true &
>           sleep 1
>           wait $pid
>       )

I can't reproduce the problem with bash-3.1.

Chet
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