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Re: [BUG] RETURN trap with -o functrace: infinite recursion on 'eval ret
Re: [BUG] RETURN trap with -o functrace: infinite recursion on 'eval return'
Sat, 14 Apr 2018 05:29:01 +0200
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Op 14-04-18 om 03:49 schreef Chet Ramey:
On 4/10/18 5:56 AM, Martijn Dekker wrote:
It seems odd that the RETURN trap would be triggered while a RETURN trap
action is still being executed. Might it be better to temporarily
deactivate the effect of '-o functrace' while a RETURN trap action is being
Well, trap handlers are recursive, in the sense that you can execute a trap
on signal X from a signal X trap handler.
I'm not sure how that would happen. Isn't a signal blocked while
executing its trap handler?
If the RETURN trap is inherited
by functions, and traps are recursive, wouldn't the bash behavior be the
logical thing to do?
I suppose. But if a signal is blocked while executing the respective
trap, perhaps it would also be logical to deactivate the RETURN
pseudosignal while executing a RETURN trap.
It seems like this is already done for the ERR pseudosignal, as "trap
false ERR; false" does not cause an infinite loop.