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Re: add a way to declare global variables

From: Stephane CHAZELAS
Subject: Re: add a way to declare global variables
Date: Sat, 12 Dec 2009 10:34:41 +0000 (UTC)
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2009-12-12, 11:28(+01), Bernd Eggink:
> Am 10.12.2009 10:40, schrieb konsolebox:
>> I hope the development team will also consider adding a way in bash to
>> declare global variables inside a function perhaps either with an
>> option in typeset or declare like -g (same as zsh) and/or a builtin
>> function like global as similar to local.
> I second that. I'm missing this feature badly. Presently, you can only 
> get around this restriction by using a lot of ugly and dangerous 'eval's.

For information, zsh has the -g typeset option for that.


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