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Re: bug adding K,V pairs to existing hash with HASH+=([K]=V)


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bug adding K,V pairs to existing hash with HASH+=([K]=V)
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 13:37:10 -0500
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On 2/15/16 12:35 PM, Linda Walsh wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.2
> Patch Level: 53
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       [Detailed description of the problem, suggestion, or complaint.]
> 
>       When I create hash and later add keys using the form
> "HASH+=([key]=VALUE)", if KEY already existed in the HASH, then
> I get the += applied to the VALUE as well
> (strings get appended, ints get added).
> 
> Whether '+=' or '=' is used in the VALUE assignment, the
> effect is '+='.

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2014-11/msg00169.html
http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2014-11/msg00179.html

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