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Re: time keyword evaluates following command's (builtin) argument


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: time keyword evaluates following command's (builtin) argument
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:28:04 -0500
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On 1/16/18 3:50 AM, Anti Räis wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.3
> Patch Level: 48
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>     Bash unexpectedly evaluates a builtin command argument when it is
> executed after `time` keyword. This does not happen when the builtin
> command is executed at later time or with different type of argument.

Thanks for the report. This is, as you noted, an unwanted side effect of
timing the null command. It will be fixed in the next devel branch push.

Chet

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