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Re: bug: illegal function name?


From: Andrey Butirsky
Subject: Re: bug: illegal function name?
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:46:17 +0300
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`1' is not a valid identifier, still:
$ function 1 () { :; }
bash: `1': not a valid identifier

So that is pretty messy..

Bug report: https://savannah.gnu.org/support/?109632


On 20.01.2019 18:26, Andrey Butirsky wrote:
> Andreas, I know it will work with the '-f' flag.
> But for others function names, the '-f' unset flag is not required.
> Moreover, it seem confronts with Open Group Base Specification.
> So I consider it as a bug still.
>
> On 20.01.2019 18:18, Andreas Schwab wrote:
>> On Jan 20 2019, Andrey Butirsky <address@hidden> wrote:
>>
>>> |$ unset 1a             ||
>>> ||bash: unset: `1a': not a valid identifier
>> Use `unset -f'.
>>
>> Andreas.
>>




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