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Re: general loadable integration


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: general loadable integration
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:05:35 -0500
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On 12/14/18 3:01 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
>> I suppose the first thing needed to make that work, and maybe the only
>> thing needed to make that work, is agreement on the name of a search path
>> environment variable that enable can use to find loadable builtins.
> 
> Why not just use an environment variable such as LOADABLES_PATH (just
> like the way how PATH is used)? Is it too difficult to reach an
> agreement on this? As of 4.4.23, I still don't see such an environment
> variable. Anyway, any variable is better than no variable.

Bash-5.0 uses BASH_LOADABLES_PATH.

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