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Command line flag '-p' doesn't reflect changes made to $_ #3628

pobocks opened this Issue Jan 29, 2016 · 1 comment


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pobocks commented Jan 29, 2016

It appears that the -p doesn't work correctly in jRuby; it loops correctly, but even if $_ is altered, it prints whatever was passed in as input.

Example repro:

jruby -pe "$_.gsub!(/./, 'TEST')"

Type into this: CTRL-D to exit.

Tested on several 9.x.x.x series jRubies, latest jRuby-

@headius headius closed this in b7dc414 Mar 4, 2016

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pobocks Mar 4, 2016

Thank you!

pobocks commented Mar 4, 2016

Thank you!

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