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Re: Racing condition leads to unstable exit code

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Racing condition leads to unstable exit code
Date: Wed, 3 May 2017 10:40:24 -0400
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On 5/2/17 9:07 PM, Luiz Angelo Daros de Luca wrote:
> Hi Chet,
> Is there any news on this? I noticed that Bash-4.4 patch 11 do touches
> something related to
> signals, subshell and command substitution but I still get the same
> behavior on 4.4.12(1)-release (x86_64-suse-linux-gnu)
> I came up with a smaller script for this bug.
> trap "sleep 2" USR1
> x=$(kill -USR1 $$; sleep 0.5; exit 2)
> echo "$BASHPID:err=$? (should be 2)" >&2

I get err=2 with the current devel branch source.


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