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Re: Subshell with multios causes hang

On Wed, 23 May 2007 12:25:13 +0100
John Buddery <jvb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> % echo This is the file >file
> % fn() { cat; }
> % fn <$(echo file file)
> This is the file
> This is the file
> (hang at this point)
> One way to fix it would be to block the child signal until the child
> pid was registered (patch below).

That seems entirely reasonable and unproblematic.  I've committed it (with
a comment and the case above in another test).

Sorry about the wrapping in the previous post---I've tracked down
claws-mail's autowrap feature and turned it off (though these things have
a habit of coming back from the dead...)

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