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Re: Unset array doesn't work

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Unset array doesn't work
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2018 11:20:31 -0500
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On 2/26/18 9:57 AM, Clint Hepner wrote:

> As you say, the intent is to use a particular value of the variable. The fact 
> that unsetting
> IFS causes it to use a default value other than an empty string seems more 
> like a concession
> to historical usage than a feature that should be explicitly used. 

Since Posix explicitly requires it, you should be able to use it.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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