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Re: bash 4.4 changed behavior wrt to builtin 'command'


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.4 changed behavior wrt to builtin 'command'
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2017 14:38:11 -0400
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On 8/7/17 10:32 AM, Reto wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> Not sure if it's a bug or intended behavior, but in bash 4.4 the behavior
> changed with respect to builtin command 'command', called with /bin/sh.

When in Posix mode, bash doesn't allow functions to be defined with the
same name as a special builtin. It seems like RedHat added `command' to
the list of special builtins in their custom build of bash-4.4. Open a
ticket if they're your vendor.

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