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From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re:
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:49:55 -0500
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On 12/12/18 11:36 AM, Valentin Bajrami wrote:
> While playing around a bit with dotglob and nullglob the following testcase
> seem to fail when cd'ing to a non existing directory. The shell seems to
> hang there and sending a SIGINT isn't having much effect.
> f3d0r4:~$ pwd
> /home/valentin.local
> f3d0r4:~$ shopt -s nullglob dotglob
> f3d0r4:~$ f=(*)
> f3d0r4:~$ (( ${#f[*]} )) || printf '%s\n' "This dir is empty"
> f3d0r4:~$ echo "$BASH_VERSION"
> 4.4.23(1)-release
> f3d0r4:~$ cd ../Nonexistingdir
> bash: cd: ../Nonexistingdir: No such file or directory
>  ^C
>  ^C
>  cd Desktop/
> f3d0r4:~/Desktop$

I can't reproduce it. I suppose something similar could happen if /home
is on an NFS-mounted file system.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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