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Re: Command substitution before while loop

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Command substitution before while loop
Date: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 19:47:46 +0200
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On Apr 01 2020, Krystian Wojtas via Bug reports for the GNU Bourne Again SHell 

>         Making comments in pipes using command substitution is very helpful. 
> But there is syntax error it it is done just before while loop. Could it be 
> considered as bug?

Not a bug.  Reserved words are only recognized at the start of a
command, before any expansions.  For the same reason a compound command
cannot be preceded by redirections.


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