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Re: let expression parsing broken in bash 3.1


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: let expression parsing broken in bash 3.1
Date: Wed, 14 Dec 2005 08:28:33 -0500

> On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 10:00:52PM -0500, George Sherwood wrote:
> > Description:
> >         Let expression parsing appears to be broken in bash 3.1.  When
> > using a simple expression such as let a=(5+3) I get this error:
> > bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('
> 
> seems to be most assignments that involve ()
> 
> these fail too:
> a=() b=()
> eval foo=()

It's all one problem.  There will be a patch.

Chet

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