shells/bash-4.0 port horribly broken

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Thu Mar 12 13:31:08 PDT 2009

Emanuel Haupt <ehaupt at> wrote:

> The update still remains broken:
> [fooman at portjail ~]$ pkg_info 
> bash-static-4.0.10_1 The GNU Project's Bourne Again SHell
> [root at portjail ~]$ set -x
> [root at portjail ~]$ echo $(uname)
> -bash: command substitution: line 25: syntax error near unexpected token `)'
> -bash: command substitution: line 25: `uname)'

This breakage has been introduced somewhere in the first ten patches.
4.0.0 was fine.  Which is funny, considering that the patches claim
to fix some problems in that area.

Apparently nobody runs bash's included regression test suite either...

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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