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Re: let's set the positional parameters with a simple 'read'


From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: let's set the positional parameters with a simple 'read'
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 10:52:54 -0700
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On 01/03/2012 10:46 AM, address@hidden wrote:
>>>>>> "GW" == Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:
> GW> Why not just use a named array?
> GW> $ read -a myarray
> But does that let me get a my favorite array, the positional parameters?

Any time you want to assign the positional parameters, use set.  It's as
simple as that.  What's wrong with:

read -a myarray
set -- "address@hidden"

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Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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