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Re: bash man page needs more examples...(i.e. >0)


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash man page needs more examples...(i.e. >0)
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 14:21:55 -0500

> > OK.  How about if that sentence began with `When specifying n, the
> > digits greater ...'?
> 
> declare -i foo; foo=20#a2; echo "$foo"
> 202
> 
> [base#]n, 'base' is a INTEGER 2-64, then '#', followed by the number.

How is `INTEGER' any clearer?  Integer constants can be specified as octal
or hex.

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