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Re: Difference between assignment via nameref vs `printf -v`?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Difference between assignment via nameref vs `printf -v`?
Date: Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:49:14 -0400
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On 9/1/14, 10:16 PM, lolilolicon wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>> It's a bug that results in `arr[0]' being created as a shell variable.
>> I've attached a patch for people who want to experiment with it.
> I applied it against 4.3.24 but it failed to build... Am I missing some
> patch in between?
> variables.c:2560:15: error: too many arguments to function
> ‘make_new_array_variable’
>        entry = make_new_array_variable (newname, table); /* indexed
>        array by default */

You can just take the `table' argument out and it should work for your
test case.  It's just as well that patch didn't work right, though, since
I'm looking at other issues with it.

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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