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Re: Incorrect filename in exec {foo}< bah error


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Incorrect filename in exec {foo}< bah error
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:36:56 -0400
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On 4/23/15 1:22 PM, Dr. David Alan Gilbert wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> $ exec {foo}<doesnotexist
> bash: foo: No such file or directory
> 
> I was expecting that to print 'doesnotexist' in the error
> message, not foo.

Thanks for the report.  This will be fixed in the next version of bash.

Chet

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