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sr #110943: odd behavior when running kate in bash script

Submitter:  ohrats <ohrats>
Submitted:  Mon 16 Oct 2023 01:59:32 AM UTC
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Works For Me
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  GNU/Linux
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Wed 01 Nov 2023 07:19:42 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Sorry, I can't reproduce this using bash-5.2.15. I used kubuntu 23 to attempt it.

Chet Ramey <chet>
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Mon 16 Oct 2023 01:59:32 AM UTC, original submission:  

manjaro, GNU bash, version 5.1.16(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)

i'm seeing what seems to be very odd behavior when running the kate editor in a shell script - for example...

kate -- 'file1' 'file2' &> '/dev/null' & disown

this may/may not result in an error along the lines of "isown: command not found" which is interesting because 'isown' is 'disown' without the 'd', however other 'command not found' errors could be random characters from within the script (after the kate command i believe)

here's an excerpt from the script...

#!/usr/bin/env bash
set -h -u -o 'pipefail'
shopt -s 'nocasematch' 'nocaseglob'

# [...]

    'WARNING: There were issues with this file.'
    'Open the relevant files for viewing? [Y/n]'
printf '%s\n' "${a[@]}"
read -rsN1
if [[ "${REPLY}" != 'n' ]] ; then
    # running kate with '&> '/dev/null' & disown' sometimes results in random erroneous errors such as...
    # ./ line N: isown: command not found
    # see:
    kate -- 'errors.txt' "${sFile}" &> '/dev/null' & disown
    #stty 'sane'
    printf '%s\n' 'Press any key to continue...'
    read -rsN1

Christoph Cullmann over at KDE says this is not an issue with kate so i'm pretty lost here

ohrats <ohrats>


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