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Re: [Help-bash] eval and LINENO

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] eval and LINENO
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 14:56:20 -0500
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On 12/18/18 5:44 PM, Peng Yu wrote:
> Nevertheless, this behavior is still surprising. It sounds like Bash
> is like this because of a limitation in the underlying bision. One
> could say it is a "features". But I'd still consider it as a bug
> (probably not easy to fix).
> Is this the case there is absolutely no way to change behavior to make
> it more intuitive?

Not without more overhead than I consider acceptable.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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