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Re: Issues with exported functions

From: Steve Simmons
Subject: Re: Issues with exported functions
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2014 09:32:19 -0400

On Sep 27, 2014, at 2:19 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:

> The prefix is nice for quick identification, but what is ESSENTIAL is
> something that puts shell functions in a namespace that is untouchable
> by normal shell variables (the "()" suffix in Florian's patch).  If all
> you do is add a prefix, but still leave the environment containing what
> can still collide with a shell variable name, you are still vulnerable.

Repeated for truth.

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