B05eval.ztst   [plain text]


# Tests for the eval builtin.
# This is quite short; eval is widely tested throughout the test suite
# and its basic behaviour is fairly straightforward.

%prep

  cmd='print $?'

%test

  false
  eval $cmd
0:eval retains value of $?
>1

  # no point getting worked up over what the error message is...
  ./command_not_found 2>/dev/null
  eval $cmd
0:eval after command not found
>127

  # trick the test system
  sp=
  false
  eval "
  $sp
  $sp
  $sp
  "
0:eval with empty command resets the status

  false
  eval
0:eval with empty command resets the status