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Re: Setting/unsetting posix mode interferes with keybindings

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Setting/unsetting posix mode interferes with keybindings
Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2020 12:36:21 -0400
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On 6/21/20 3:06 AM, Ville Skyttä wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.4
> Patch Level: 20
> Release Status: release
> Description:
> Setting/unsetting posix mode interferes with keybindings.
> This is a problem e.g. with completion functions that use
> process substitution; they need to control the posixness state
> in order to not run into syntax errors when they happen to be
> invoked in posix mode shells.
> This is not limited to the above bash version, it has been
> reported to happen with much newer ones as well. More info and
> background at https://github.com/scop/bash-completion/issues/190

This was changed in mid-February 2019, and the change is in bash-5.1.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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