Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 446625
manpage update for job specifications
Last modified: 2014-01-12 19:07:26 EST
Description of problem:
In normal case, the job specification %- means the previous job. It's written in
the manual of bash. But, if there is only the current job, it seems that the job
specification %- means the current job according the actual behavior. But, the
behavior is not in the manual of bash.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Step 1: Execute man man on background.
Step 2: Check the status and flag of current job using with jobs command.
Step 3: Specify jobspec "%-" that actually not exist.
* The result should be failed but did not failed.
# man man &
+ Stopped man man
# fg %-
Description in man page is different from actual operation.
The man page describes the exceptional information.
Created attachment 305485 [details]
manpage update to describe job
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