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Re: bizarre trap behavior while reading a file

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bizarre trap behavior while reading a file
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 14:50:05 -0400
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On 3/28/11 12:03 PM, tytus64 wrote:

> OK. Thanks everybody for their input. Really appreciate all the answers. I
> modified the first loop as follows to get the subshell to ignore HUP signal:
> trap "" HUP; cat $log_file | {
>     while read line
>     do
>       line_num=`expr $line_num + 1`
>       echo $line_num: $line >> ./out.log
>     done
> }

You might have better luck moving the trap command inside the { ... },
before the while loop.

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