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Re: inconsistency with "readonly" and scope

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: inconsistency with "readonly" and scope
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 10:51:48 +0200
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Maarten Billemont <address@hidden> writes:

> On 15 Apr 2012, at 03:21, Chet Ramey wrote:
>> If I declare a variable readonly at global scope, I wouldn't expect it
>> to be overridden by some local namespace pollution.
> I think that's fine; in the local context, your variable has a
> different meaning; it's another variable with the same name.

If the variable is exported the local variable overrides the exported


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