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Re: getopts broken on second execution

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: getopts broken on second execution
Date: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 17:16:23 -0500

> if I run getopts for the second time it ignores all its arguments.
> No matter how $OPTIND is set. It worked fine in bash2, it is broken in bash3.
> Is there a bug in the attached code or in bash?

You need to reset OPTIND to 1 before you use getopts a second time, no
matter whether or not you declare it as local in the function.


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