On Sat, Mar 21, 2009 at 08:49:01AM -0400, Michael P. Soulier wrote: > Hello, > > I'm running the shells/bash port on 6.3, and I recently ran a portupgrade. All > of a sudden when I login, my standard .profile and .bashrc are causing a bunch > of error messages, like so > > -bash: command substitution: line 39: syntax error near unexpected token `)' > -bash: command substitution: line 39: ` }")' > > It would see that bash no longer likes the $() command substitution syntax. > > Does that mean that it's defaulting to some sort of posix compatibility mode > now?
It's a bug in bash 4. It was discussed here a few days ago. I would deinstall v.4 and install shells/bash3 until the bug's fixed. Dan -- Daniel Bye _ ASCII ribbon campaign ( ) - against HTML, vCards and X - proprietary attachments in e-mail / \
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