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Re: last element of an array


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: last element of an array
Date: Thu, 24 May 2007 10:47:14 -0400
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Poor Yorick wrote:
> The syntax I'm currently using to access the last element of an array looks a 
> little evil:
> 
>> arr=( one two three )
>> echo ${arr[$((address@hidden))]}
> three
> 
> If there is not currently a friendlier syntax for this, might I suggest:
> 
> ${arr[-1]}

What's wrong with echo address@hidden: -1} ?

Chet
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