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Re: Why is this executed inside a subshell?


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Why is this executed inside a subshell?
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 2006 12:56:30 -0500
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"Com MN PG P E B Consultant 3" <address@hidden> wrote:
> But it seems that within a $(...), even shell functions are executed
> in a child process. Is this supposed to work that way?

Yes.  $() passes the output of the inner command to the outer shell
via a pipe, with the inner command running in a separate process.


paul




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