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Re: command_not_found_handle documentation omission


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: command_not_found_handle documentation omission
Date: Sat, 7 Oct 2017 17:32:55 -0400
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On 10/7/17 3:53 PM, Martijn Dekker wrote:
> The bash manual and info pages state:
> 
> | If the search is unsuccessful, the shell searches for a
> | defined shell function named 'command_not_found_handle'.  If that
> | function exists, it is invoked with the original command and the
> | original command's arguments as its arguments, and the function's
> | exit status becomes the exit status of the shell.
> 
> This fails to mention that command_not_found_handle() is run in the
> subshell forked to 'exec' the command

Thanks for the report.

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