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Re: associative array assignment from the output of a function


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: associative array assignment from the output of a function
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 17:09:38 +0200
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Axel <address@hidden> writes:

> After your answer, I checked and I think the error message is not
> related to the variable name collision :
>
> address@hidden plugins]$ unset foo
> address@hidden plugins]$ func()
>> {
>> echo "[a]=5 [b]=10"
>> }
> address@hidden plugins]$ declare -A foo=( $(func) )

$ declare -A foo=('[a]=5')
bash: foo: [a]=5: must use subscript when assigning associative array
$ eval "declare -A foo=($(echo '[a]=5'))"; echo ${foo[a]}
5

Andreas.

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