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Re: ‘command … &’ creates subshell

From: Dmitry Alexandrov
Subject: Re: ‘command … &’ creates subshell
Date: Wed, 01 Jul 2020 18:45:07 +0300
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Robert Elz <kre@munnari.OZ.AU> wrote:
> The whole point of trying to find a technique like was hoped for using 
> command, and others have used env for, and still others, (exec command) (none 
> of which are guaranteed to work) is so that the script will work with 
> different shells and in different environments.

One could argue, that an ability to ignore builtin utilities actually adds 
nothing to applicability of a script to different (unknown a priory) 
environments.  On the contrary — it can rather break things.

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