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Re: Fatal bug with redirection


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Fatal bug with redirection
Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2006 23:47:35 +0200
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"Yang" <address@hidden> writes:

> On my FC5 box, when I try certain things in bash 3.1.7(1)-release
> involving redirection, such as the following, bash crashes
> (immediately exits):
>
> { echo a >&3 ; } 3> >( echo b )

It doesn't crash, it just receives a SIGPIPE, since the process in the
process substitution exits without consuming its input.  If you are lucky
the first echo will be faster...

Andreas.

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