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Re: "here strings" and tmpfiles

From: konsolebox
Subject: Re: "here strings" and tmpfiles
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2019 23:25:43 +0800

On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 10:28 PM Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 4/9/19 10:10 AM, konsolebox wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 8:19 PM Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>
> >> Just like that one time L. Walsh tried to write a bash boot script that
> >> used <() to populate an array, and it failed because she was running
> >> it too early in the boot sequence, and /dev/fd/ wasn't available yet.
> >
> > @Chet, Isn't bash supposed to use named pipes alternatively, and
> > dynamically?
> No. It's a build-time decision, and /dev/fd is preferred.

Why not make it load-time at least?  Not that I really care, since I
know when I can use process substitution in my scripts and when not.


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