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Re: Unexpected result of array assignment

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Unexpected result of array assignment
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 11:19:29 +0200
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On Jul 18 2019, Henning <xaoxx@t-online.de> wrote:

> On 18/07/2019 03:16, Darren 'Tadgy' Austin wrote:
>>          foo=(["key"]="${foo["key"]} value2")
> using eval shoud also succeed, even for older bash:
>       eval 'foo=(["key"]="'"${foo["key"]}"' value2")'

This will break if ${foo["key"]} contains any of $ ` " \ <newline>.


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