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Re: bash 4.3.48(1) and repo: processing of commands halts at first semic
Eduardo A . Bustamante López
Re: bash 4.3.48(1) and repo: processing of commands halts at first semicolon
Mon, 2 Jul 2018 17:25:49 -0700
On Mon, Jul 02, 2018 at 04:58:06PM -0700, toww wrote:
> There seems to be a new incompatibility or incorrect string parsing in how
> the Google "repo" utility interacts with the bash shell. Previously I could
> invoke the "repo" command, passing to it a string to execute multiple
> commands separated by semicolons (';' characters), and all commands would
> execute. (...)
How is it a bug in GNU bash? The problem seems to be in the "repo"
utility. I suggest you direct this report to them instead.
> (...) Now with the latest bash 4.3.38, only the first command executes,
> and processing stops at the semicolon.
4.3.38 was released around 3 years ago, so it's not that "new". Bash is
currently at 4.4.23.