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Re: {varname} redirection for a command or group leaves the file open


From: Pierre Gaston
Subject: Re: {varname} redirection for a command or group leaves the file open
Date: Sat, 20 May 2017 08:16:50 +0300

On Sat, May 20, 2017 at 5:38 AM, Eduardo Bustamante <address@hidden>
wrote:

> On Fri, May 19, 2017 at 3:32 PM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> [...]
> > I'd really like to see Bash get on the right side of this issue - and
> > the sooner the better.
>
> There is no right side. Only two opposing viewpoints. I don't think
> it's enough to justify the change breaking backwards compatibility.
>
> Maybe, but I somehow feel it would rather fix fds leaking out there than
break something.


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