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Re: Bash-4.3 Official Patch 27

From: Ángel González
Subject: Re: Bash-4.3 Official Patch 27
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 23:47:15 +0200

Linda Walsh wrote:
> wrote:
> > The change only affects environment variables **loaded as exported
> > functions**. Bash won't forbid you from using / inside the name of an
> > environment variables.
> >   
> ----
>     The below doesn't demonstrate bash doing anything with the variable you
> declared.
> You declare an ENV var with 'env' (not part of bash), then you start a new
> shell and use env to see that the original value is still there.  It 
> should be.
> You are not demonstrating any interaction with BASH.

I was precisely trying to demostrate that bash wasn't doing anything.

I got the impression that becker/Jon? was claiming that with Patch 27
(which removes those variable with a slash from loading as functions),
variables with a / were removed from the environment.

After rereading the subthread, I think I may have misunderstood them.

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