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Re: Bug in bash 4.3.30 with --disable-job-control


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug in bash 4.3.30 with --disable-job-control
Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 14:59:07 -0400

>       There is a bug of some sort in bash 4.3.30 (and likely others) when 
> compiled with --disable-job-control on Linux/x86_64.
> 
> The following script will produce output after running for about 30 seconds:
>       while true; do dfOutput="$(/bin/echo test)"; if echo "${dfOutput}" | 
> /bin/false; then echo Impossible; fi; done

OK, I found it.  Thanks to Eduardo for the insight about an interactive
shell being required; that was the key.  It will be fixed in the next
release of bash.

Chet

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