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Re: set -e (no || or &&)

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: set -e (no || or &&)
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2012 09:50:42 -0400
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On 10/15/12 8:33 AM, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> (*) "Required" insofar as he wants bash to remain POSIX compliant.

Posix conformance has been a bash design criterion from its earliest days.
There has to be a good reason to not conform, since not conforming implies
a deliberate difference between bash and similar shells.  Some reasons are
good, some are not.

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                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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