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Re: wait inside subshell waits for sibling

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: wait inside subshell waits for sibling
Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 16:00:29 -0400
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On 10/23/22 10:25 PM, Emanuele Torre wrote:
I don't think the process running `cat' is a sibling of the subshell.

It's not, but in this case it doesn't matter. `wait' without arguments
should wait for the last process substitution only if it's the same as
$!. You can wait for other process substitutions individually if you
save $! after they're created.

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