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Re: "implicit" unset of a read-only function unsets the functions


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: "implicit" unset of a read-only function unsets the functions
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 11:10:32 -0500
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On 11/11/11 11:20 AM, address@hidden wrote:

> Description:
>       If there is a read-only function f, and no variable f,
>       then you cannot unset function f with "unset -f f", but
>       you can unset it with "unset f".
> 
>       Since f is read-only, it should not be possible to unset it
>       either way.

Thanks for the report.  This will be fixed in the next release of bash.

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