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Re: Netscape: How about some Unix instructions

Carey Evans <c.evans@clear.net.nz> writes:

> Bob Clark <rlclark@usa.net> writes:
> [snip]
> > So, the bug is that bash-2.0 incorrectly considers
> > ((...);...) an arithmetic expression with a missing closing
> > paren when really it's a proper (list) construct that
> > _should_ be accepted by the shell.
> [snip]
> > What do pdksh and zsh do with this?  Older bash versions (<
> > 2.0) work but 2.0 is broken.
> It looks like they're both broken, but ash is not.  I just checked and
> Solaris 2.5's ksh is _not_ broken like this.  (I don't trust just
> Netscape to get it right.)
> % ksh -c '((pwd);pwd)'
> ksh: pwd);pwd): unexpected `)'
> % zsh -c '((pwd);pwd)'
> zsh: parse error near `pwd'
> I'll look into these a bit further and submit bug reports.

hades# echo $BASH_VERSION
hades# ((pwd);pwd)

this version seems to work anyway..


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