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Re: The builtin array variable 'FUNCNAME' is considered unset by many ex


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: The builtin array variable 'FUNCNAME' is considered unset by many expansions, even when set.
Date: Thu, 8 Nov 2018 10:38:01 -0500
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On 11/8/18 10:28 AM, Great Big Dot wrote:
>> It should expand to the empty string in all these cases.
> 
> Oh yeah, right, because a function isn't even running. Duh. All my comments
> about expected behavior should be inverted, then, I guess. Out of
> curiosity, do you have any idea what's causing bash to *sometimes*
> correctly conclude that FUNCNAME[0] is empty and other times that
> FUNCNAME[*] is empty, under seemingly arbitrary circumstances? I can't
> figure out what could be causing that.

Yes. The internal function that returns an array value isn't honoring the
`not visible' setting. That's where the change needs to be.

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