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Re: read builtin. input processes improperly inheriting IFS setting


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: read builtin. input processes improperly inheriting IFS setting
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 22:38:46 +0200
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Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:

> Your unquoted $instring is being split into fields by bash, which is
> operating with IFS=: at that point.

Variable assignments are supposed to be performed _after_ redirections
(read is not a special built-in).

Andreas.

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