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Re: consistency probs w/ 'readonly -f' & 'export -f

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: consistency probs w/ 'readonly -f' & 'export -f
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2017 17:51:34 -0400
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On 6/9/17 12:36 PM, L A Walsh wrote:
> Greg Wooledge wrote:
>> I don't know what you mean. A function is not a name=value pair.
> The name is the name of the function, the value is
> what the function does.
>   declare -f hw='() { echo "Hello World\n"; }'

No. The world does not need another way to declare shell functions.
If you want something like that to work, there are ways you can make it
work using shell variables and `eval'.

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