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Re: nameref bug?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: nameref bug?
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2014 09:09:08 -0400

> There isn't much written on namerefs for two reasons:
> 1) They're quite new.
> 2) They're pretty useless. :(

It depends on what your expectations are.  Namerefs are essentially variable
name aliases.  For their stated purpose -- passing variable names to shell
functions and allowing those functions to modify the named variable -- they
are ok.


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

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