bin/81165: /bin/sh -e bug

Parv parv at pair.com
Tue May 17 20:00:32 GMT 2005


The following reply was made to PR bin/81165; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Parv <parv at pair.com>
To: Simon Marlow <simonmar at gmail.com>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: bin/81165: /bin/sh -e bug
Date: Tue, 17 May 2005 15:53:07 -0400

 in message <200505171620.j4HGKVLK034638 at sm.dnsalias.com>,
 wrote Simon Marlow thusly...
 >
 > There is a bug in ash's handling of the -e flag.  See the example below.
 > 
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > 
 > $ cat >test.sh
 > if true; then
 >   false && true
 > fi
 > echo "test succeeded"
 > $ /bin/sh -e test.sh
 > zsh: 34546 exit 1     /bin/sh -e test.sh
 > $ bash -e test.sh
 > test succeeded
 > 
 > Bash works correctly.  If the 'if' statement is removed, ash also
 > works correctly.
 
 Just a data point ... "test succeeded" is printed by /bin/sh of
 FreeBSD 5.3-p13, ksh93 20050202, & bash 3.0.16_1.
 
 
   - Parv
 
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