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Re: sh -e changes broke pkgsrc said:
> Another bug in that spec. 
> [...]
>    -e When this option is on, if a simple command fails

As said, I think that the "simple command" wording is misleading.
What counts are the points where the shell (the outer one)
checks an exit status. For the "-e" considerations, a pipeline
is still "simple" because the return value of anything left of
a "|" is not checked.

>      'true && false' should exit
>      'false && anything' should NOT exit
>      'false || false' should exit


>    '! true' should exit just like most shells do
>    '! anything | true' should exit just like most shells do

I don't think so. The "!" evaluates the exit status.
I also don't buy that "most" shells exit here.

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