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Re: Should [[ -v 1 ]] be supported?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Should [[ -v 1 ]] be supported?
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 18:20:44 -0600
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On 12/27/18 7:24 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
>> I don't believe that at all. The number of positional parameters is kept
>> anyway. It's not recalculated when you compare it to another number, so
>> it's just as fast as a simple comparison of two integers.
> 
> Getting the number $# is slow.

You haven't presented any evidence to support this, nor any basis for
comparison.

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