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Re: Command substitution optimisation in dot scripts

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Command substitution optimisation in dot scripts
Date: Fri, 30 Sep 2016 18:29:45 -0400
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On 9/29/16 11:49 PM, Martijn Dekker wrote:
> I detected an oddity (possible bug) in bash: the usual optimisation for
> launching external processes in simple command substitutions is turned
> off while executing a dot script.

Thanks for the suggestion.  I added the optimization to command
substitution in the presence of `.' and eval.


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