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Re: Question about the return value of 'local'

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Question about the return value of 'local'
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 09:19:01 -0500
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On 12/13/12 3:56 AM, Francis Moreau wrote:

> I see thanks.
> Somehow I thought that help(1) would have given nothing more nothing
> less than what was described in the manual.

`help' is a quick reference -- a handy shortcut.  The authoritative
documentation is still the manual page and texinfo document.  I'll
add something to the effect that `error' means `variable assignment

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