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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 16:17:34 -0500
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On 2/15/16 3:48 PM, Linda Walsh wrote:
> 
> 
> Chet Ramey wrote:
>> On 2/15/16 12:35 PM, Linda Walsh wrote:
>>
>>  
>>> Bash Version: 4.3
>>> Patch Level: 42
>>> 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
>>   
> ----
> Right... and?
> 
> Did it never make it in to 4.3?  

It will be in bash-4.4.


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