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Re: Override an bash variable


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Override an bash variable
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2014 11:45:03 -0400
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On 8/2/14, 10:06 PM, Aaron Lewis wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I'm modifying bash source code and going to add some default variables:
> 
> But I only found "set_if_not", e.g
> set_if_not ("EDITOR", "nano");
> 
> How can I override that variable if it exists?

Since you're already looking through the bash source code, why not take a
look at set_if_not() and see what it does?  You can follow the function
chain from there.

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