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Re: 4.4 change in behavior from 4.3: how to catch unset when using ${#le


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: 4.4 change in behavior from 4.3: how to catch unset when using ${#length}
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:32:16 -0400
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On 10/28/16 3:43 PM, L. A. Walsh wrote:

> ----
>    Please, I'm not running in posix mode, so how would their rules
> apply?  

Because you're using `bash', not `walsh'?

Bash is a posix shell. Would the bash documentation convince you? You
could go read that instead.

> Just because posix defines something a certain way
> doesn't mean it should apply in a non-posix mode shell.

Come on, don't be willfully obtuse.  You know better than this.  Posix mode
doesn't mean "turning it off does everything the way Linda wants."

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