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|0001227||[1003.1(2016)/Issue7+TC2] Shell and Utilities||Editorial||Enhancement Request||2019-01-25 02:16||2019-11-14 14:27|
|Priority||normal||Resolution||Accepted As Marked|
|Line Number||75484-5, 75500-1, 75533-4, 75545, 75621-2|
|Final Accepted Text||Note: 0004400|
|Summary||0001227: Sub-section numbering in 2.9.1 is inadequate|
The way section 2.9.1 is divided into sub-sections
is poor, there is a 18.104.22.168 but no 22.214.171.124 and the
division between what is in the preamble part of
2.9.1 what is (and belongs in 126.96.36.199) and that
which follows what belongs in 188.8.131.52 but which
is included there now because there is nothing
else is arbitrary, and bizarre.
Note that no technical changes are proposed here,
this is purely headings, and a sub-section numbers
so deep they do not even affect the index.
Add new sub-sub-sub-section headings as follows
Between lines 75484-5
184.108.40.206 Order of evaluation
Between lines 75500-1
220.127.116.11 Variable Assignments
Between lines 75533-4
Between lines 75621-2
18.104.22.168 Standard open files
and renumber the existing sub-sub-sub-section
heading on line 75545 from 22.214.171.124 to 126.96.36.199
(Naturally pick better heading text if desired.)
edited on: 2019-05-23 15:02
The subsection heading "188.8.131.52 Redirections" in the desired action is problematic because there would be two paragraphs below it, and the second has nothing to do with redirections.
In the May 20th teleconference we came close to a solution based on those two paragraphs both being mostly about the case where there is no command name, however we then got sidetracked by looking at the grammar and headed in a different direction. I think the previous direction was more promising, and have followed it below.
Proposed changes ...
On page 2365 line 75485 insert:
184.108.40.206 Order of Processingbefore:
When a given simple command ...
On page 2366 line 75501 insert:
220.127.116.11 Variable Assignmentsbefore:
Variable assignments shall be performed ...
On page 2366 line 75534 change:
If there is no command name, any redirections shall be performed ...to:
18.104.22.168 Commands with no Command Name
On page 2366 line 75541 change:
If there is a command name, execution shall continue as described in Section 22.214.171.124. If there is no command name, but the command contained a command substitution, the command shall complete with the exit status of the last command substitution performed. Otherwise, the command shall complete with a zero exit status.to:
Additionally, if there is no command name but the command contains a command substitution, the command shall complete with the exit status of the last command substitution performed. Otherwise, the command shall complete with a zero exit status.
On page 2367 line 75545 change:
126.96.36.199 Command Search and Executionto:
188.8.131.52 Command Search and Execution
On page 2368 line 75622 insert:
184.108.40.206 Standard File Descriptorsbefore:
If the utility would be executed ...
Looks fine to me - while getting the right labels on the
section numbers is important, what concerned me most was
getting the section numbering rationalised.
|2019-01-25 02:16||kre||New Issue|
|2019-01-25 02:16||kre||Name||=> Robert Elz|
|2019-01-25 02:16||kre||Section||=> 2.9.1|
|2019-01-25 02:16||kre||Page Number||=> 2365-8|
|2019-01-25 02:16||kre||Line Number||=> 75484-5, 75500-1, 75533-4, 75545, 75621-2|
|2019-05-21 08:25||geoffclare||Note Added: 0004400|
|2019-05-23 13:41||kre||Note Added: 0004401|
|2019-05-23 15:02||geoffclare||Note Edited: 0004400|
|2019-05-30 15:19||geoffclare||Interp Status||=> ---|
|2019-05-30 15:19||geoffclare||Final Accepted Text||=> Note: 0004400|
|2019-05-30 15:19||geoffclare||Status||New => Resolved|
|2019-05-30 15:19||geoffclare||Resolution||Open => Accepted As Marked|
|2019-05-30 15:19||geoffclare||Tag Attached: tc3-2008|
|2019-11-14 14:27||geoffclare||Status||Resolved => Applied|
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