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Re: nameref subscript assignment with unset target var

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: nameref subscript assignment with unset target var
Date: Mon, 23 May 2016 13:48:15 -0400
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On 5/22/16 6:43 PM, Grisha Levit wrote:
> This multiple-vars-at-same-scope thing happens also happens in the case
> that the nameref points to a variable at a higher scope of the same name as
> the nameref. I suspect this is related to the nameref resolution issue here
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-bash/2016-05/msg00115.html

It doesn't happen any more; the attempt to create the second array `a' is
trapped and rejected.  I'd like to catch the error earlier, though, kind
of like ksh93 does.

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