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Re: Assignment to GROUPS in logical or expression


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Assignment to GROUPS in logical or expression
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 22:48:55 -0400

> Bash Version: 3.1
> Patch Level: 17
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>         Assignment to GROUPS in logical or expression not testable.

Assignment to GROUPS is as if an assignment were attempted to a readonly
variable -- the current command is immediately terminated with a failure
status.  In POSIX mode, the shell exits, again, as if assignment to a
readonly variable had been performed.

Chet

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