Subject: Re: bash
To: Tomasz Luchowski <email@example.com>
From: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/25/2001 11:49:38
On Sun, 25 Mar 2001, Tomasz Luchowski wrote:
> bash-2.04$ sleep 5; echo dupa
> only bash misbehaves! I did 'sleep 7200; reboot' on one machine
> to test something that can break networking. I ctrl-c'd the sentence
> on account with bash and it rebooted!
> beware the evil bash!
I didn't realize it was only "bash". I have noticed that it sometimes
goes on to the next command in the pipeline even when they're joined
with "&&" (though not today! $BASH_VERSION of 2.04.0(1)-release). The
work-around is to do it like this: "(sleep 7200 && echo dup)".