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Re: Bug with -o posix, local variables and assignment preceding builtins


From: Crestez Dan Leonard
Subject: Re: Bug with -o posix, local variables and assignment preceding builtins
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 12:25:18 +0200

On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 17:38 -0500, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 2/7/10 8:33 PM, Crestez Dan Leonard wrote:
> > We encountered a strange bug while working on bash-completion. I was
> > originally only able to reproduce this through a fairly elaborate setup
> > but Freddy Vulto <address@hidden> found a tiny test case:
> > 
> >     set -o posix
> >     t() {
> >         local x
> >         BAR=a eval true
> >     }
> >     BAR=b; t; echo $BAR
> > 
> > Bash documentation claims the following (section 6.11 point 23):
> 
> See if the attached patch does the trick.
> 
> Chet
Yes, it now works correctly. I tested both the simple example above and
my initial testing setup.





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