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Re: Question if bug: declaration of an associative array within a functi


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Question if bug: declaration of an associative array within a function
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2010 23:27:12 -0400
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On 6/15/10 5:22 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> `declare' has the side effect of making things local to a function, if
> it is used within a function.  There is currently no way to create a
> global associative array while inside a function; you'd have to do it
> outside the function.
> 
> Chet has said, I think, that he might consider a `global' (or similar)
> keyword at some point in the future.

Actually, it would be a `-g' option to declare, and that will probably
get in there.

Chet
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