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Re: bash 4.x filters out environmental variables containing a dot in the
Re: bash 4.x filters out environmental variables containing a dot in the name
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 10:50:42 -0600
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On 08/21/2012 05:45 AM, Ondrej Oprala wrote:
> unless this bug is already fixed in some way
> ...I've created a tiny patch that should fix it.
Sorry, but this would violate POSIX, which requires that '.' is not part
of a valid variable name. Just because ksh allows it as an extension to
POSIX does not mean that bash has to do likewise.
Eric Blake address@hidden +1-919-301-3266
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