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Re: "printf -v foo bar" sets $? to 1

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: "printf -v foo bar" sets $? to 1
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2021 09:45:00 -0400
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On 8/14/21 7:56 PM, Keith Thompson wrote:

> Bash Version: 5.1
> Patch Level: 4
> Release Status: maint
> Description:
>         The builtin "printf" command with the "-v" option works
>         correctly, but it reports failure by setting $? to 1.

Thanks for the report.


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