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Re: unset builtin behaves differently from bash manual

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: unset builtin behaves differently from bash manual
Date: Sun, 29 May 2011 12:56:17 -0400
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On 5/27/11 10:15 AM, Mu Qiao wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.1
> Patch Level: 9
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>   We haven't checked bash-4.0 but for bash-4.1 and later, without
> options, unset first tries to unset a variable, and if that fails, tries
> to unset a function. However, The manual still states the old behavior.

Thanks for the report.  I will clarify the documentation.

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