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Re: ${!vname} not documented

From: Mike Frysinger
Subject: Re: ${!vname} not documented
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2009 03:25:31 -0400
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On Tuesday 06 October 2009 01:39:56 Mikel Ward wrote:
> Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > Mikel Ward wrote:
> > > I was unfamiliar with ${!VAR}.  As far as I can tell, it's not
> > > documented in the man page or the info pages.
> >
> > either your documentation is out of date (old bash install) or you just
> > missed it.  it's under Parameter Expansion.
> Ah, I see it.
> It's in a block of text not using the exclamation point at all.
> It would be more obvious if it had a paragraph directly below
> ${parameter} saying something like:
>        ${!name}
>        Indirect expansion.  name is expanded to produce the name of a
> variable to expand.

i imagine Chet takes patches

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