BUG? read and pipe

Kjeld.F.Christensen@dxd.ericsson.se Kjeld.F.Christensen@dxd.ericsson.se
Thu Apr 16 17:08:00 GMT 1998


> > I have a problem combining the read command and a pipe in bash
> > 
> > bash.exe-2.01$ echo ffff | read ddd
> > bash.exe-2.01$ echo $ddd
> > 
> > bash.exe-2.01$ echo ffff > e
> > bash.exe-2.01$ read dd < e
> > bash.exe-2.01$ echo $dd
> > ffff
> > 
> > Is this a bug or what?
> 
> No.  Read the Bash FAQ, question 28.

OK, that explains it. 
But apparantly the Korn Shell can handle it. 
Thats where im porting the code from.

  Kjeld

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