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Re: Syntax Question...


From: Pierre Gaston
Subject: Re: Syntax Question...
Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 07:11:34 +0300

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 2:31 AM, Linda Walsh <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>
> Re:   BashFAQ/006: http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashFAQ/006
> Pierre Gaston wrote:
>>
>> Linda:
>>
>>
>>>
>>> please show quote the section
>>> that shows using an variable that holds the name of an array to be used
>>> (and assigned to)....  else ...
>>>
>>
>> The proof is in the faq, you could have found it if you were not busy
>> trolling the list.
>>
>>
>
> ====
> Guess this was not possible.
> The FAQ covers indirect,
> it covers arrays,
> but I see no place where it covers the combination.
> If you see such, then quote it.  Don't just wave your arms around
> making unsubstantiated claims or accusations.
>
> I didn't ask for the impossible -- just a quote.
>
> Apparently that was too much to ask for, so you call me a troll....ya,
> right.
> Who's the troll?
>

 # Bash -- trick #1.  Seems to work in bash 2 and up.
 realarray=(...) ref=realarray; index=2
 tmp="$ref[$index]"
 echo "${!tmp}"            # gives array element [2]



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