shells/bash-4.0 port horribly broken

Jerry gesbbb at
Thu Mar 12 14:09:26 PDT 2009

On Thu, 12 Mar 2009 13:48:47 -0700 (PDT)
bf <bf2006a at> wrote:

>Hang on guys, we're looking into it.  The upstream maintainer
>confirms that failures in command substitutions are _not_ the
>expected behavior of bash 4.x, that they are not being observed on
>many other systems, and that in the past similar problems like
>this have been connected with problems in bison, so maybe our use
>of system yacc has something to do with it.
>The point about running the testsuite is well-taken.

I have filed a bug-report with bash about this. So far, I have received
one reply with a request for further information. So, I guess someone is
at least working on it.

gesbbb at
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