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Re: RFE? request for an "undefined" attribute for functions


From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: RFE? request for an "undefined" attribute for functions
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2010 12:16:44 -0600
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On 08/02/2010 12:15 PM, Bernd Eggink wrote:
> Am 02.08.2010 19:15, schrieb Andreas Schwab:
>> Bernd Eggink<address@hidden>  writes:
>>
>>>          eval "function $name
>>
>> Don't use function, use "$name ()" instead.
> 
> What's wrong with function??

'function name' is a bash extension while 'name()' is POSIX.  If you use
standard POSIX instead of bash extensions, then your approach will more
easily port to other POSIX shells.

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Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
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