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Re: declare -gA <Name> does not create globally accessible associative a


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: declare -gA <Name> does not create globally accessible associative array
Date: Sun, 19 Oct 2014 18:06:17 -0400
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On 10/19/14 6:59 PM, Florian Mayer wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.2
> Patch Level: 25
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>    The problem is, that declare -gA <NAME> does not create
>     a globally accessible object if run from a sourced file inside
>    a function.
>    (see http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2014-05/msg00039.html)

This was fixed in bash-4.3.  According to CHANGES, it first appeared in
bash-4.3-alpha.

Chet

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