On 9/19/16 2:41 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> Bash has only three choices that I can think of: it can silently drop the
> NUL bytes (4.3 behavior), it can drop ALL of the bytes and return an
> error, or it can drop the NUL bytes with a warning (4.4 behavior).
There is a fourth choice: terminate the string read from the command
substitution at the first NUL. Pretty sure nobody wants that, even
though that's what would happen if bash didn't drop the NULs.
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