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sr #109181: read sets variable on timeout, but should not

Submitted by:  Kai Pöritz <latenite>
Submitted on:  Wed 09 Nov 2016 03:34:43 PM UTC  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 4 - ImportantStatus: Wont Do
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenOperating System: GNU/Linux

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Wed 09 Nov 2016 03:34:43 PM UTC, original submission:

When read is used with the -t option and nothing is entered an unset variable should remain unset but it is set:

$ unset var; read -t 0.5 var; declare -p var
declare -- var=""
$ unset var; read -t 0.5 var <<< ''; declare -p var
declare -- var=""

Kai Pöritz <latenite>


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