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bug#5817: "false" core util

From: Eric Blake
Subject: bug#5817: "false" core util
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 10:41:22 -0600
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On 04/01/2010 10:06 AM, Phillip Susi wrote:
> On 4/1/2010 7:49 AM, phoenix wrote:
>> Hey guys,
>> I've found a serious error in the program "false": If I pipe some text to it
>> (e.g. echo "i lost the game" | false), it does not fail but rather returns a
>> success. Any suggestions?

What shell are you using?  Typically, false is also a shell builtin, so
maybe your particular shell has a bug.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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