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Re: REGRESSION: shellshock patch rejects valid function names


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: REGRESSION: shellshock patch rejects valid function names
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:08:15 -0400
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On 9/27/14, 5:23 PM, Eric Blake wrote:


> It should be fairly easy to validate whether an incoming environment
> name=value pair names a valid shell function name, without having to
> resort to the full power (and possible unknown bugs) of the parser.  And
> it is only common sense that we do so.

We already do.  That's the point of the call to legal_identifier().

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