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Re: select syntax violates the POLA

From: Greywolf
Subject: Re: select syntax violates the POLA
Date: Mon, 5 Apr 2021 12:37:58 -0700
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On 4/5/2021 6:27, Chet Ramey wrote:
On 4/5/21 5:06 AM, Greywolf wrote:

but if you want to go down that track, it's kind of interesting to note
that {} on a single line demands a ; before the }, while () prohibits

This isn't true:

$ ./bash -c '(echo a b c;)'
a b c

but it is the case that } is a reserved word, while ) is an operator.

D'OH!  You're right!

I was thinking

        $ foo &;

Can't put a semicolon after a null statement.

My mistake.  Carry on...


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