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From: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
To: Matt Whitlock <dash@mattwhitlock.name>
Cc: dash@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Bug when parsing redirection syntax error
Date: Thu, 4 Jun 2020 13:56:08 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20200604035608.GA2485@gondor.apana.org.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1851e5f2-80f5-4bd6-9993-e23a0980bd1e@mattwhitlock.name>

Matt Whitlock <dash@mattwhitlock.name> wrote:
> $ cat <<<EOF
> dash: 4: Syntax error: redirection unexpected
> $ true
> dash: 4: Etrue: not found
> This is with Dash 0.5.11.
> It looks like the first character after the unexpected redirection operator 
> mistakenly gets retained in a buffer somewhere and interferes with the next 
> command to be read.

This is because dash needs to clear the unget buffer on reset.

Reported-by: Matt Whitlock <dash@mattwhitlock.name>
Fixes: 17db43b58415 ("input: Allow two consecutive calls to pungetc")
Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>

diff --git a/src/input.c b/src/input.c
index 4987732..d7c101b 100644
--- a/src/input.c
+++ b/src/input.c
@@ -87,6 +87,7 @@ INIT {
 	/* clear input buffer */
 	basepf.lleft = basepf.nleft = 0;
+	basepf.unget = 0;
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
PGP Key: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/pubkey.txt

      reply	other threads:[~2020-06-04  3:56 UTC|newest]

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2020-06-03 18:55 Matt Whitlock
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