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Bug 881379 (bash-5.2) - [TRACKER] Issues concerning or blocking the stabilisation of >=app-shells/bash-5.2
Summary: [TRACKER] Issues concerning or blocking the stabilisation of >=app-shells/bas...
Alias: bash-5.2
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal with 2 votes (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
Depends on: 907061 873931 881383 881391 883273 890066 908840 919683 928487
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Reported: 2022-11-15 09:21 UTC by kfm
Modified: 2024-04-29 07:31 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Description kfm 2022-11-15 09:21:49 UTC
Given the various bugs exhibited by bash 5.2 thus far, along with some potential porting concerns, Sam and I thought that it would be useful to have an associated tracking bug. As usual, there should be no discussion here. Instead, please have other issues block this one as necessary.
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2022-11-24 02:41:04 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit abc73485106492b6d0d20ff558c1a856ced1f79d
Author:     Sam James <>
AuthorDate: 2022-11-24 02:38:23 +0000
Commit:     Sam James <>
CommitDate: 2022-11-24 02:40:54 +0000

    profiles: unmask Bash 5.2 and Readline 8.2
    There's still a few issues - their presence is subideal, but there's
    no specific regressions wrt Gentoo usage now, and they're things
    to take to upstream (and lobby them over) if it's a problem.
    That is, there's some changes in behaviour the Bash community is
    understandably not happy about, but there's nothing concrete which
    upstream would agree is a bug as things stand.
    Signed-off-by: Sam James <>

 profiles/package.mask | 5 -----
 1 file changed, 5 deletions(-)