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Re: documentation... readonly help is not accurate

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: documentation... readonly help is not accurate
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 2013 17:09:06 -0500
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On 3/4/13 11:12 AM, Gotmy Nick wrote:
> On 4 March 2013 14:51, Chet Ramey <chet.ramey@case.edu> wrote:
>> This isn't accurate.  Run the following script:
>> foo()
>> {
>>         echo foo
>> }
>> bar=quux
>> readonly foo
>> readonly bar
>> readonly
>> In addition to the built-in bash readonly variables, both bar and foo will
>> be listed.
> Maybe I'm wrong, but this is creating a variable "foo" which is empty.

Yes, you're correct.  My fault.  I'll take another look.


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