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Re: bash 4.3.48(1) and repo: processing of commands halts at first semic


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.3.48(1) and repo: processing of commands halts at first semicolon
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 19:20:26 -0600
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On 7/2/18 6:25 PM, Eduardo A. Bustamante López wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 02, 2018 at 04:58:06PM -0700, toww wrote:
> [...]
>> Description:
>> 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.

It's hard to say where any problem might be without knowing exactly how
`repo' invokes bash. If you can add options to the bash invocation, you
could add -x. You might want to start there.

-- 
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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