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Re: 'eval' exit behaviour in posix mode

From: Martijn Dekker
Subject: Re: 'eval' exit behaviour in posix mode
Date: Mon, 24 Dec 2018 00:42:04 +0000
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Op 14-12-18 om 14:29 schreef Chet Ramey:
On 12/14/18 6:46 AM, Martijn Dekker wrote:
In current git, 'bash -o posix' no longer exits the shell on a syntax error
in the argument to the special builtin 'eval'. Bash 4.2-4.4 exit as POSIX

Well, not quite. It's the specific case of an unexpected end of file. ksh93
doesn't exit, either, but it's probably the right thing to do, and the
right thing for backwards compatibility.

But now it exits on an unexpected EOF (or other syntax error) in 'command eval' as well, which it shouldn't.

- M.

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