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Re: sh -e changes broke pkgsrc
On Mon, May 26, 2008 at 11:41:56PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
> > According to POSIX only failing *simple commands* are supposed to
> > cause -e exits. So this is not true...
> Strictly speaking you right. Though, this is nonsense IMHO.
Those are moot in connection with the specific point about non-simple
commands, because they contain failing simple commands within them.
You need something like "set -e; false || (set +e; false)" which
shouldn't exit even if "set -e; false || false" does exit because of
the right-hand false.
David A. Holland
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