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Re: PR/43639 CVS commit: src/bin/sh
The following reply was made to PR bin/43639; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-bugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Subject: Re: PR/43639 CVS commit: src/bin/sh
Date: Tue, 31 May 2016 06:26:11 +0000
On Wed, May 04, 2016 at 05:45:00PM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
> | > PR bin/43639 - check that a file being read by the '.' command
> | > is a regular file, even when it is given as a full pathname.
> | out of a general sense of mischief:
> Sorry, to get your badge for mischievousness you will need to try harder!
I'll get right on it! :-)
> | should it be allowed to be a named pipe?
> Perhaps. [...]
Hmm. Well, given this:
> That is, from before this fix,
> . pipe-file-name # no '/' in that name
> would not have worked.
> . named-pipe-directory/pipe-file-name
> doesn't either.
I'm not convinced it's worth worrying about.
David A. Holland
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