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Re: bash -c error
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According to Brian Dessent on 1/9/2006 10:29 AM:
>>$ bash -c time
>>Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> This looks like a bash bug. It looks like only 3.0 is affected, as it works
> fine in 3.1. Since 'time' is a builtin, it appears to be a bug in trying to run
> time with an empty parameter:
Thanks for the backtrace. I'll see about rolling a bash 3.0-15 in the
near future. In the meantime, avoid invalid uses of time (POSIX states
that time takes a mandatory argument of the utility name to run; the bash
extension of letting time take no arguments was the culprit here).
Life is short - so eat dessert first!
Eric Blake email@example.com
volunteer cygwin bash maintainer
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