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Re: Shell Grammar man page function definition

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Shell Grammar man page function definition
Date: Mon, 1 Mar 2021 09:01:57 -0500
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On 2/28/21 9:56 PM, Dale R. Worley wrote:

What does not work:
        function x ( : )

Check your Bash version.  IIRC, recent versions (e.g. 5.1) have a minor
change in the Bison grammar (parse.y) for function definitions, IIRC
that I provided.

This is right; Dale sent the patch.

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