local variables in bash
moveson at gmail.com
Fri Feb 13 10:06:25 MST 2009
My original question was:
Would doing this in the C shell solve this problem?
If so, and forgive my ignorance, does the C shell have all the usual easy to
do: mkdir, mv, awk, sed, etc - capabilities?
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 9:35 AM, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-02-13 at 08:27 -0700, Jon Jensen wrote:
> > The oldest version of bash I found is 1.14 from 1994, and it had local
> > too. There doesn't appear to be a public version control repository for
> > bash, oddly. Wikipedia claims bash was created in 1987, but I can't show
> > whether it had local then or not. Does anyone have any older versions
> > floating around?
> I don't know when Bash added the "local" keyword, but Bash is largely
> based on Ksh which uses "typeset" to create local variables.
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