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Re: A few man page fixes from RHEL-5

From: Matthew Woehlke
Subject: Re: A few man page fixes from RHEL-5
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 13:03:37 -0600
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Tomas Janousek wrote:
these three patches have been accepted into RHEL-5.2 and I think they may be
worth including in bash upstream.

+Also, please note that while executing in non-interactive mode and while in
+.I posix
+mode, any special builtin (like \fB.\fP, \fB:\fP, \fBbreak\fP,
+\fBcontinue\fP, \fBeval\fP, \fBexec\fP, \fBexit\fP, \fBexport\fP,
+\fBreadonly\fP, \fBreturn\fP, \fBset\fP, \fBshift\fP, \fBsource\fP,
+\fBtimes\fP, \fBtrap\fP, \fBunset\fP) exiting with a non-zero status
+causes the shell to stop execution.

Doesn't 'exec' replace the process? I get the others (I think), but I don't understand what shell is left to "stop execution" after an exec.

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