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Re: couple of bugs

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: couple of bugs
Date: Mon, 05 May 2014 10:21:21 -0400
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On 4/29/14, 3:25 PM, Pierre Gaston wrote:
> A couple of 4.3 bugs have surfaced on IRC, I'm not sure they are reported
> here, so just in case here they are

Thanks for the report.  All of these will be fixed in the next release of
bash.  The first is a general problem with any extglob pattern that
contains a slash (though I was able to interrupt it):

> 1) bash gets stuck
> shopt -s extglob
> echo !(*/) # never returns, cannot be interrupted

so I've attached a patch so people can experiment.


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Attachment: extglob-directory.patch
Description: Source code patch

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