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Re: Bash-3.2 Official Patch 20


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash-3.2 Official Patch 20
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 2008 09:02:39 -0400

> >                          BASH PATCH REPORT
> >                          =================
> >
> > Bash-Release: 3.2
> > Patch-ID: bash32-020
> >
> > Bug-Reported-by:    Ian A Watson <address@hidden>
> > Bug-Reference-ID:   
> > <OFEC551808.69D02C7F-ON8525729A.0045708D-8525729A.0046150
> >address@hidden> Bug-Reference-URL:
> >
> > Bug-Description:
> >
> > In some cases of error processing, a jump back to the top-level processing
> > loop from a builtin command  would leave the shell in an inconsistent
> > state.
> 
> this appears to break handling of read only variables in source statements

I offered to look at restoring a measure of backwards compatibility; try the
attached patch.

Chet

Attachment: readonly-assignment-patch
Description: Text document

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.tis.case.edu/~chet/

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