bin/177674: /bin/sh 'while read X' loop problem

jilles at jilles at
Sun Apr 7 15:50:33 UTC 2013

Synopsis: /bin/sh 'while read X' loop problem

State-Changed-From-To: open->closed
State-Changed-By: jilles
State-Changed-When: Sun Apr 7 15:48:19 UTC 2013
As described by kuro, this is not a bug. The mplayer reads from stdin,
so that 'read' misses data.

  while read X <&3; do mplayer $X; done 3<FILEWITHMP3PATHNAMES

Responsible-Changed-From-To: freebsd-bugs->jilles
Responsible-Changed-By: jilles
Responsible-Changed-When: Sun Apr 7 15:48:19 UTC 2013
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