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Re: only one coprocess?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: only one coprocess?
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 10:43:49 -0500
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Pierre Gaston wrote:
> in the manpage:
> BUGS
>       There may be only one active coprocess at a time.
> 
> Is this still valid?
> it seems that bash issues a warning, but let you use more than one coprocess.

Bash allows it, but you will find that the shell more or less ignores
the `previous' coprocesses.  The basic infrastructure is there to
support more than one, but I'm waiting to gauge the demand for multiple
simultaneous coprocesses before doing the rest of the work.

Chet
-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer

Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/




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