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Re: Weird behaviour of 'hash' builtin

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Weird behaviour of 'hash' builtin
Date: Mon, 31 May 2010 22:55:36 -0400
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On 5/30/10 4:22 AM, Jan Schampera wrote:

> If this is not a bug, what's the reason behind this? Is it to blindly
> report success when an operand "looks like a pathname"?

`hash' ignores operands with slashes.  It just doesn't consider them at
all.  They don't get into the hash table and they don't contribute to the
success or failure of the command.


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