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Re: BASH_SOURCE gets confused when multiple sources are a priori candida
Re: BASH_SOURCE gets confused when multiple sources are a priori candidates
Wed, 3 Jan 2018 16:00:39 -0500
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On 1/2/18 11:19 AM, Chet Ramey wrote:
> On 12/18/17 8:06 AM, Bruno Vasselle wrote:
>> Bash Version: 4.4
>> Patch Level: 12
>> Release Status: release
>> When a function looks like it is defined in multiple sources,
>> BASH_SOURCE does not reliably report it has defined
>> where it was actually defined. It seems to prefer the
>> last source bash has visited.
> Not quite. The file:line information is saved when the function definition
> is parsed, not when the function definition command is executed. This goes
> all the way back to when the debugging helper code came into bash. I'll
> take a look at changing it.
I took a look, and this will be fixed in the next devel branch push.
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU address@hidden http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/