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Re: Return status of command substitution with $(...) "gets lost"


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Return status of command substitution with $(...) "gets lost"
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 17:22:54 -0500

> On the other hand, local is not specified by POSIX.  What would it hurt
> to redefine the exit status of local to reflect the status of any
> command substitutions performed during the local assignments (short of
> compatibility with zsh)?

I think that would be a bad idea, and am not inclined to do it.

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