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From: Zach Riggle <zachriggle@gmail.com>
To: Zsh Users <zsh-users@zsh.org>
Subject: Builtins like "exec" redirection are not printed with xtrace
Date: Wed, 11 May 2022 01:48:30 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAMP9c5kA=dQHFESte76nZuAZ=tHbCZNwgTPR1sKnQsrrV6yjVQ@mail.gmail.com> (raw)

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It seems that the following produces no output

    #!/bin/zsh
    setopt xtrace
    exec 1>/dev/null

Is there a reason that xtrace does not show the exec line?

Similarly, other commands with I/O redirection seem to not be logged in
xtrace, e.g.

    $ cat xt
    #!/bin/zsh
    setopt xtrace
    head -c 8 /bin/sh | xxd > /dev/null

    $ zsh xt
    +xt:3> head -c 8 /bin/sh
    +xt:3> xxd

Is there a way to get xtrace (or another option) to log the I/O redirection?

*Zach Riggle*

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