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Re: Bug in syntax checking causes unintended running of a function


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bug in syntax checking causes unintended running of a function
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:40:09 -0700
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On 4/19/16 7:45 AM, David Maas wrote:
> Running the echo and other contents of the function really doesn't seem
> like the correct behavior. If the function isn't called, then its contents
> shouldn't be executed. 

There are no `function contents'.  There is no function.  There was a
syntax error while parsing the compound command that is the function
body, which results in the error recovery behavior you observed.


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