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Re: Gnu Bash Manual - Getting the Array Size

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Gnu Bash Manual - Getting the Array Size
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2021 14:29:09 -0500
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On 12/16/21 1:33 PM, fatiparty--- via Bug reports for the GNU Bourne Again
SHell wrote:
> Have been reading the Gnu Bash Manual "6.7 Arrays" and there is no mention of 
> ${#name[*]} to get the array size. 

"${#NAME[SUBSCRIPT]}' expands to the length of
'${NAME[SUBSCRIPT]}'.  If SUBSCRIPT is '@' or '*', the expansion is the
number of elements in the array."

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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