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Re: BASH_ALIASES assignment allow special characters

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: BASH_ALIASES assignment allow special characters
Date: Sun, 27 May 2018 13:05:59 -0400
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On 5/27/18 4:20 AM, Mike Jonkmans wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.4
> Patch Level: 19
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       The special array BASH_ALIAS allows assignment/creation of aliases with
>       special characters in it.
>       Though these characters would error when used in an alias statement.

Thanks for the report. I suppose it's better to report an error on
assignment instead of simply never allowing the alias `name' to be used.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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