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ID Category Severity Type Date Submitted Last Update
0001262 [1003.1(2016)/Issue7+TC2] Shell and Utilities Objection Error 2019-06-15 08:51 2019-06-24 17:53
Reporter stephane View Status public  
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Priority normal Resolution Open  
Status New  
Name Stephane Chazelas
User Reference 0000941
Section locale utility
Page Number 2907
Line Number 96034 (in the 2018 edition)
Interp Status ---
Final Accepted Text
Summary 0001262: 0000941 fix incorrectly applied
Description Copied from Note: 0004424 of 0000941:

Looking at the 2018 edition line 96034, it seems the fix for [0000941] has not been applied properly. It reads:

grep -- -Eq "$(locale yesexpr)"

Instead of:

grep -Eq -- "$(locale yesexpr)"

(or grep -Eqe "$(locale yesexpr)")
Desired Action Change to:

grep -Eq -- "$(locale yesexpr)"

as per 0000941 resolution. Alternative: grep -Eqe "$(locale yesexpr)"

While you're at it, you should change the:

read response


IFS= read -r response

as it's bad practice to leave the behaviour of read dependant on the current value of $IFS (and even assuming the default value of $IFS, I'm not sure why we'd want to strip lead and trailing SPC and TAB characters), and I can't see why we'd want the special processing of backslash which the absence of -r implies
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Date Modified Username Field Change
2019-06-15 08:51 stephane New Issue
2019-06-15 08:51 stephane Name => Stephane Chazelas
2019-06-15 08:51 stephane User Reference => 0000941
2019-06-15 08:51 stephane Section => locale utility
2019-06-15 08:51 stephane Line Number => 96034 (in the 2018 edition)
2019-06-24 17:53 Don Cragun Page Number => 2907
2019-06-24 17:53 Don Cragun Interp Status => ---

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