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Re: x[

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: x[
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 14:30:08 -0400
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On 7/29/19 12:55 PM, Isabella Bosia wrote:
> haven't really looked into why this happens but x[ seems to trigger some
> funny parser behavior
> x[ newline     should not prompt with PS2

Yes, it should. It's the start of an array assignment, and an assignment
statement is a valid part of a simple command.

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