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Re: coprocess suggestions


From: Pierre Gaston
Subject: Re: coprocess suggestions
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:08:03 +0200

On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 12:04 AM, Pierre Gaston <address@hidden> wrote:
> I have a couple of suggestions about coprocesses.
> If I understood correctly how coproc works, I think that
> instead of :
> coproc [NAME] command [redirections]
>
> the documentation would be a little clearer with something like:
>
> coproc simple-command [redirections]
> coproc NAME compound-command [redirections]
>

hmm actually I just realized that it can also be:

coproc compound-command [redirections]

maybe then the manual could says something along the lines

"if a NAME is used the command must be a compound command"




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