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Re: Variable references (declare -n, "nameref") are limited to a depth o


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Variable references (declare -n, "nameref") are limited to a depth of 8.
Date: Sat, 25 Apr 2020 16:21:22 -0400
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On 4/25/20 2:55 AM, andrej--- via Bug reports for the GNU Bourne Again
SHell wrote:

> Bash Version: 5.0
> Patch Level: 16
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> 
>   While looking for a way to share a "cache" array with a recursive function
>   call stack (using local -n (nameref)), I hit a well-known problem with
>   "circular name reference" (which has been around for a long time). 

Yes, that's how it does loop detection.

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