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Re: File descriptor of process substitution unexpectedly persisting


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: File descriptor of process substitution unexpectedly persisting
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2019 15:13:52 -0400
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On 6/21/19 2:58 PM, address@hidden wrote:

> However, merely by assigning a variable prior to the loop, though within the 
> same line, the number will continuously grow:
> 
> $ var=0; while :; do { read; } < <(:); sleep 0.5; printf %s\\n 
> /proc/self/fd/* | wc -l; done
> 6
> 7
> 8
> 9
> 10
> ... etc

Thanks for the report. This will be fixed in the next devel branch push.

Chet

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