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Re: Unexpected delay in using arguments.


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Unexpected delay in using arguments.
Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2018 12:13:15 -0500
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On 12/23/18 12:07 PM, Bize Ma wrote:
> Chet Ramey (<address@hidden <mailto:address@hidden>>) wrote:
> 
>     On 8/15/18 3:36 AM, Bob Proulx wrote:
> 
>     > It does look like bash can be more efficient with argument handling.
>     > Since, for example, dash does it.
> 
>     Yes, it just needs new primitives to do it. The existing code for managing
>     the saved positional parameters has been in bash since the pre-1.0 days 
> and
>     is pretty much unchanged since then. I'll take a look.
> 
> 
> Have you been able to "take a look" ?

Yes, as a matter of fact. Look at the changelog for the day or two around
the date of the referenced messages.


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