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Re: BASH_SUBSHELL documentation misleading

From: Marc Herbert
Subject: Re: BASH_SUBSHELL documentation misleading
Date: Thu, 24 Mar 2011 18:07:33 +0000
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Le 24/03/2011 14:50, Greg Wooledge a écrit :
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 02:33:19PM +0000, Marc Herbert wrote:
>> I would also like to see this example in the documentation:
>> $ ( echo sub-$BASH_SUBSHELL ); echo main-$BASH_SUBSHELL
>> sub-1
>> main-0
> Overkill.


> Most of the other features in the manual do not have such
> examples, and if we added examples of this size for every single feature,
> the manual would swell up to a tremendous size.  It's already quite large.

Not every feature is complicated enough that it requires special
documentation care and that it raises a discussion here.

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