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Re: read into array Segfaults

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: read into array Segfaults
Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 10:31:52 -0400

> I did a stupid thing. Tried to read into an array--which is indexed--but 
> the variable is already an associative array.
>    declare -A foo
>    read -a foo <<<bar
> The above should error instead of Segfault, yes?

Yes.  It certainly shouldn't crash the shell.  Try the attached patch and
let me know that it works for you.  Thanks for the report.


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