36.3. Bash, version 4

Chet Ramey announced Version 4 of Bash on the 20th of February, 2009. This release has a number of significant new features, as well as some important bugfixes.

Among the new goodies:



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This only works with pipes and certain other special files.


But only in conjunction with readline, i.e., from the command-line.


And while you're at it, consider fixing the notorious piped read problem.