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Re: Bash-5.1-beta available

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Bash-5.1-beta available
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2020 08:57:57 +0200
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On Sep 21 2020, Dale R. Worley wrote:

> Andreas Schwab <schwab@linux-m68k.org> writes:
>> On Sep 10 2020, Chet Ramey wrote:
>>> yy. Process substitution processes now get their input from /dev/null, since
>>>     they are asynchronous, not interactive, and not jobs.
>> That breaks scripts that want to filter stdin with a process
>> substitution, eg:
>> while read ...; do ...; done < <(filter)
> I'm assuming you mean "<( ... )" process substitutions,

Which is exactly what I wrote.

> I assume that if you really want the old effect, you can still do

That point is that it silently breaks existing scripts.


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