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Re: Automatically assigning BASH_XTRACEFD while redirecting doesn't make


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Automatically assigning BASH_XTRACEFD while redirecting doesn't make it a special variable.
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2012 10:38:16 -0400
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On 9/5/12 8:05 AM, Pierre Gaston wrote:
> It seems BASH_XTRACEFD becomes special only if you assign it normally
> but not if you do:
> 
> exec {BASH_XTRACEFD}>file
> 
> Not a real major problem and I don't use it everyday, but the
> statement looks so nice :D

This is a great idea.  I'll add it for the next version.

Chet
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