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Re: Bash 2.0 Problems



In article <87ybc4gxpb.fsf@nevermore.csres.utexas.edu> you write:
>"Brian C. White" <bcwhite@verisim.com> writes:
>
>> Okay, it sounds like the problems associated with bash2 are few.  Let's
>> go with it.
>
>The only remaining one I know of is "set -a; set +a; man man".  It
>hangs immediately.  It's not clear if this is a bash problem or a man
>problem, but anyone who uses "set -a" in their bashrc or scripts will
>not be able to run man afterward.

dex:~ > dpkg -l man-db bash
[...]
ii  man-db          2.3.10-32      Display the on-line manual.
ii  bash            2.0-2          The GNU Bourne Again SHell
dex:~ > set -a; set +a; man man
[works as advertised]

Tony.


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