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Re: bash 4.4-rc1 EXECIGNORE not fully working?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.4-rc1 EXECIGNORE not fully working?
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2016 13:22:51 -0400
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On 3/18/16 1:05 PM, Eric Blake wrote:

> Maybe the compromise is calling this report a doc bug, and changing
> Chet's wording to nuke the trailing "and command execution", so that it
> remains as documented mention that it affects ONLY completion (since
> 'type -a' is similar to completion in nature).

I think the better fix, and something that makes the name more appropriate,
is to fix the code so that it affects all PATH searching and change the
documentation to say that it affects PATH searching for command execution.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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