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Re: Revisiting Error handling (errexit)

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Revisiting Error handling (errexit)
Date: Mon, 4 Jul 2022 14:45:39 -0400

On Mon, Jul 04, 2022 at 09:33:28PM +0300, Yair Lenga wrote:
> Thanks for taking the time to review my post. I do not want to start a
> thread about the problems with ERREXIT. Instead, I'm trying to advocate for
> a minimal solution.

Oh?  Then I have excellent news.  The minimal solution for dealing with
the insurmountable problems of errexit is: do not use errexit.

It exists only because POSIX mandates it.  And POSIX mandates it only
because it has been used historically, and historical script would
break if it were to be removed or changed.

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