When will bash 2.01 be packaged?
I just saw this post in comp.os.linux.x. I think this is enough reason to
upgrade bash from 2.00 to 2.01. When will this happen?
On 16 Jun ,email@example.com ("Greg DeFreitas") wrote about
Re: bash upgrade killed Netscape shelling...:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> email@example.com (Andreas Steffan) writes:
>> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
>> Steven Richman <email@example.com> writes:
>>> I just upgraded from Slackware 3.1 to 3.2, and am now running bash
>>> 2.00.0(1). Now, whenever Netscape "sh -c"'s to execute a helper
>>> application (e.g. xanim) I get the following silly parse error:
>>> sh: -c: line 1: missing closing ')' for arithmetic expression
>>> sh: -c: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token ';'
>>> sh: -c: line 1: '((xanim /tmp/myfile); rm /tmp/myfile )&'
>>> I find it odd that this would have changed...
>> Configure bash with the --disable-dparen-arithmetic option.
> ...or, upgrade to:
> 04:03 uniques:~/wget$ bash --version
> GNU bash, version 2.01.0(1)-release (i586-pc-linux-gnu)
> Copyright 1996 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
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