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Re: while read; problems

Here's a test.

Index: Test/B04read.ztst
RCS file: /cvsroot/zsh/zsh/Test/B04read.ztst,v
retrieving revision 1.2
diff -u -r1.2 B04read.ztst
--- Test/B04read.ztst	9 Jul 2003 11:04:03 -0000	1.2
+++ Test/B04read.ztst	25 Apr 2005 10:33:38 -0000
@@ -69,3 +69,10 @@
 0:read with null delimiter
 >Testing the
 >null hypothesis
+# Note that trailing NULLs are not stripped even if they are in
+# $IFS; only whitespace characters contained in $IFS are stripped.
+ print -n $'Aaargh, I hate nulls.\0\0\0' | read line
+ print ${#line}
+0:read with trailing metafied characters

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