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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: Thu, 11 Mar 2010 14:55:28 -0500
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On 3/11/10 11:32 AM, Eric Blake wrote:

> If you'd like 'local' to be standardized in the next version of POSIX,
> several years from now, that would also be a good goal; help in
> submitting the proposal to the Austin group would be appreciated.

I thought an early draft of Posix.2 (in those days) included a definition
of `local' and its behavior (d9, probably).  I just can't lay my hands
on a copy right now.

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