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Re: break no longer breaks out of loops defined in an outer context


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: break no longer breaks out of loops defined in an outer context
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 16:18:05 -0500
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On 2/28/17 3:10 PM, Stephane Chazelas wrote:

> There was a related discussion on the Austin group mailing list
> back in May last year:
> 
> http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.comp.standards.posix.austin.general/12614
> 
> Just my personal opinion, but I think I'd rather the spec had
> been updated to accomodate the bash (and many other shells)
> behaviour rather than bash breaking its backward compatibility
> to comply to a requirement that is not particularly useful
> myself.

That's why I made the bash-4.3 behavior available via the shell
compatibility level mechanism.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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