Bug 441602 - weird echo behavior in bash
weird echo behavior in bash
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Roman Rakus
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-04-08 18:11 EDT by Allan Kugel
Modified: 2014-01-12 19:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-11-13 09:40:54 EST
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Description Allan Kugel 2008-04-08 18:11:53 EDT
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9b5pre) Gecko/2008031714 Fedora/3.0-0.44.cvs20080315.fc9 Minefield/3.0b5pre

Description of problem:
as root, type echo /*/default.conf and bash just sits there until interrupted

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GNU bash, version 3.2.33(1)-release (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. type "echo /*/foo" 
2. nothing happens
3. type interupt (I need to do it twice) to 

Actual Results:
bash hangs until interrupted.

Expected Results:
bash should have echoed "/*/foo" and prompted for the next input line.

Additional info:
works without problem on SunOS, other linux machines (including Fedora Core 6)
Comment 1 Allan Kugel 2008-04-08 18:27:04 EDT
I have rebooted the system, and the problem has gone away.
Comment 2 Tomas Janousek 2008-04-09 04:51:47 EDT
Timed out NFS/samba/whatever mount of some directory in / ?
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 05:09:42 EDT
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Comment 4 Roman Rakus 2008-05-28 11:57:28 EDT
Does problem persist? Or was it by something in Comment #2? Or whatever?
Comment 5 Roman Rakus 2008-11-13 09:40:54 EST
No response. And looks like not a bug. If you want to get echoed /*/foo you can use:
echo '/*/echo'
Closing notabug
Comment 6 Roman Rakus 2008-11-13 09:41:31 EST
echo '/*/foo'

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