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Bug#547902: marked as done (dash only reads the first character from pipe (bash reads whole line))

Your message dated Fri, 6 May 2011 21:15:45 +0200
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and subject line Re: Bug#547902: dash only reads the first character from pipe (bash reads whole line)
has caused the Debian Bug report #547902,
regarding dash only reads the first character from pipe (bash reads whole line)
to be marked as done.

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Package: dash
Severity: important

The 'read' command seems to only read the first character and not the whole line.

Example / comparison with bash:

# /bin/dash
# read MAX </proc/sys/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_max
# echo $MAX

# /bin/bash
# read MAX </proc/sys/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_max
# echo $MAX

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-2-vserver-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=de_DE.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages dash depends on:
ii  debianutils                  3.2.1       Miscellaneous utilities specific t
ii  dpkg                Debian package management system
ii  libc6                        2.9-25      GNU C Library: Shared libraries

dash recommends no packages.

dash suggests no packages.

-- debconf information:
* dash/sh: true

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On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:16:06PM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 09:27:47AM +0100, Christian Hohnstaedt wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 10:13:48PM +0100, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> > > On Tue, Oct 13, 2009 at 11:13:01AM +0000, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> > > > tags 547902 + patch
> > > > quit
> > > 
> > > [ Adding Christian to CC: ]
> > > 
> > > Christian, did you submit your patch upstream?
> > 
> > No, not yet.
> Please keep this bug CCed if you submit it.

Closing due to lack of activity.


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