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Re: bin/48489 (sh(1) allows trailing && and ||)
The following reply was made to PR bin/48489; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/48489 (sh(1) allows trailing && and ||)
Date: Mon, 2 May 2016 01:03:17 +0000
On Wed, Apr 06, 2016 at 02:32:47AM +0000, dholland%NetBSD.org@localhost wrote:
> No. Accepting invalid syntax is still a bug -- sooner or later it causes
> a problem where an invalid script is accidentally accepted and then breaks
> elsewhere later.
btw, as I had vaguely thought, this isn't hypothetical. The motivation
for filing the PR was this:
David A. Holland
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