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Re: Process Substitution Errors (Will Help With Coding)

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Process Substitution Errors (Will Help With Coding)
Date: Mon, 13 Sep 2010 10:10:36 -0400

> Bash Version: 4.1
> Patch Level: 5
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>         Error codes from process substitution subshells go undetected,
> even with current most-paranoid flags set. I propose "set -o
> procsubfail" to fix this, though I'm unsure what changes to the
> codebase this will entail. I'm willing to hack some code if you agree
> and can point me in the right direction.

Since process substitutions are asynchronous, what should happen if one
returns an error?


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