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Re: [PATCH 0/1] Run final pipeline command in a subshell in sh mode

> POSIX sh implementations run each command in a pipeline in a subshell,
> although zsh (and AT&T ksh) do not: instead, they run the final command
> in the main shell.
> zsh is starting to be used in some cases as /bin/sh, such as on macOS
> Catalina.  Whether this is a good idea or not, it makes sense to emulate
> the POSIX behavior as much as possible when emulating sh, since that's
> the least surprising behavior.  This patch does exactly that.
> With this patch, using "zsh --emulate sh" passes all but one test of the
> Git testsuite.  The remaining failure is due to zsh preserving NUL bytes
> in the output of command substitutions, which is permitted by POSIX; I
> will be sending a patch to fix that bug in the Git testsuite.

Gentle ping.  Is there any feedback that folks have on this patch?
brian m. carlson: Houston, Texas, US
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