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Re: RFC: Change to the way sh -x works?
Date: Sun, 12 Nov 2017 20:14:37 +0100
From: Edgar =?iso-8859-1?B?RnXf?= <ef%math.uni-bonn.de@localhost>
| After your change, would
| set -x 2>/dev/stderr
| effect the old behaviour?
Yes, the redirect is nothing special - that just falls out of the
implementation, it is simply "whatever stderr is now" (however it
got there) and that stays. The code would need to change (using a
different mechanism - the set command has no idea how ste* got to be
in their current state - no more than any external command does)
to retain the old behaviour (or to select the new, like a new option.)
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