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Re: Bash local builtin and redirection problems
- From: Michael A Chase <mchase at ix dot netcom dot com>
- To: Ray Pimm <r dot pimm at uq dot net dot au>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 21 Sep 2002 18:37:27 -0700 (Pacific Daylight Time)
- Subject: Re: Bash local builtin and redirection problems
- References: <email@example.com>
On Sun, 22 Sep 2002 11:00:14 +1000 Ray Pimm <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I have successfully installed Cygwin on Windows 2000 SP3. However, when I
> attempt to run a bash shell script that works fine under Linux, two
> problems occur.
> 1. The bash "local" builtin does not seem to work. Error message is "local:
> not found".
> 2. Both shorthand formats "&>file" and ">&file" for redirecting standard
> output and standard error do not work. However, the longhand equivalent
> ">file 2>&1" does work.
> Strangely, both of the above features work from the bash command line (but
> not from a shell script).
> Cygwin version is 1.3.12-4.
> Bash version is 2.05b-5. An earlier version 2.05a-3 also fails.
What is in your script's #! line? /bin/bash != /bin/sh, sh is actually
ash, not bash.
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