On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 12:13 PM, Elizabeth Mattijsen <l...@dijkmat.nl>
> Failed to write bytes to filehandle: Broken pipe
> in block <unit> at -e line 1
> So it would appear this got fixed by the synchronous IO refactor, and will
> be available in the 2017.06 release, which is scheduled for tomorrow.
This appears to be only a partial fix with an unexpected outcome.
awk, Perl 5, Ruby, etc. do not generate errors for similar use of pipes,
and instead use exit status 0.