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Re: Declared Var Dynamic Initialization = No Return Code Back?


From: Eduardo Bustamante
Subject: Re: Declared Var Dynamic Initialization = No Return Code Back?
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2017 18:20:35 -0700

On Tue, Sep 12, 2017 at 5:04 PM, Adam Danischewski
<address@hidden> wrote:
[...]
> Declaring a variable doesn't seem risky enough to eat up the return code.
> Is there a reason for this? I doubt that it would break anything to change.
> It's a lot more intuitive and syntactically streamlined to check for
> missing packages/software at the initial declaration as a sanity check.

This topic has been discussed several times in the past. Please
review: https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2010-03/msg00010.html
and https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2010-03/msg00036.html
for an explanation.



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