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Re: awk flea?
petar%smokva.net@localhost (Petar Bogdanovic) writes:
>> awk: i/o error occurred while closing /dev/stdin
>> source line number 1
>Seems to be a /bin/sh feature/bug, since I don't get this error when
>using /bin/ksh as the interpreter.
I guess it's both.
awk (nawk) assumes that stdin/stdout/stderr exist in stdinit() and
closes stdin/stdout/stderr together with all other descriptors
And /bin/sh runs a program called within a here document with
descriptor 0 closed.
Michael van Elst
"A potential Snark may lurk in every tree."
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