[TUHS] Shell control through external commands

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Mon Sep 12 15:49:54 AEST 2016


On Sat, 10 Sep 2016, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:

> > Correct; if the exec failed then the invoking shell assumed that it 
> > was a shell script, and spawned a shell to run it.
> 
> I think this happened in the "spawned" shell - so the exec would fail and
> then this child shell would just run the script.

Oops - you're right.  My organic bit-rot is worse than I thought...

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