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Negative array subscript with unset

From: Chris F.A. Johnson
Subject: Negative array subscript with unset
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 19:21:26 -0500 (EST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.00 (LMD 1167 2008-08-23)

  I all versions I have tried, unsetting an array element using a
  negative index fails:

$ array=( q w e r t y )
$ unset 'array[-1]'
bash: [-1]: bad array subscript

   Chris F.A. Johnson, <http://cfajohnson.com/>
   Pro Bash Programming: Scripting the GNU/Linux Shell (2009, Apress)
   Shell Scripting Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (2005, Apress)

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