Bug 52315

Summary: bash2.04 has bugs. please upgrade.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: Stig Hackvan <stig-redhat-bugzilla>
Component: bashAssignee: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <bero>
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Version: 7.1   
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Hardware: i386   
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Description Stig Hackvan 2001-08-22 17:55:23 UTC
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From: Stig Hackvdn <stig@hackvan.com>
To: chet@po.CWRU.Edu
Cc:
Bcc:
Subject: Re: stopped working: ENV= HOME=~user exec $BASH
Reply-To:
In-Reply-To: <010822175234.AA49716.SM@nike.ins.cwru.edu>; from 
chet@nike.ins.cwru.edu on
Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 01:52:34PM -0400

On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 01:52:34PM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> > two machines...  w/ different versions of redhat.  latest is 7.1...
>
> That doesn't mean anything to me.  I mean the bash version.  Is it
> 2.04?  If so, it's a bug that was fixed in bash-2.05.  If you like,
> I can forward you the long, nauseating explanation.

thanks, you answered my question..."fixed in 2.05"

i don't mean to be flip, but in the email you just responded to, the fact 
that 
i was using bash 2.04 was visible TWICE....

    > two machines...  w/ different versions of redhat.  latest is 7.1...
    >
    > -- stig/jato (pts/0) -- 1 jobs -- Wed Aug 22 -- 08:52:23 --
    > -- ...rld__Linux-10101010101/txt > bash --version
 ---> GNU bash, version 2.04.21(1)-release (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)
    > Copyright 1999 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    >
    > On Wed, Aug 22, 2001 at 09:08:09AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
    > > > Machine Type: i386-redhat-linux-gnu
    > > >
 ---> > > Bash Version: 2.04
    > > > Patch Level: 21
    > > > Release Status: release
    > > >
    > > > Description:
    > > >
    > > >  i like to use my own environment as root.
    > > >  for a long time, i've used the /root/.bashrc incantation:
    > > >    ENV= HOME=~stig exec $BASH;
    > > >  do do this.
    > > >
    > > >  with bash2 it stopped working.
    > > >  it works from the command prompt, but not from .bashrc !!!!!
    > >
    > > What is the version of /bin/bash2?
    > >

Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2001-08-22 19:14:33 UTC
Rawhide has had bash 2.05 for several months.