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Re: `declare -f "a="' fails unnecessarily

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: `declare -f "a="' fails unnecessarily
Date: Sun, 04 Dec 2022 21:56:23 +0100
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On Dez 04 2022, Dale R. Worley wrote:

> In default mode, you actually can do
>     $ function a=b { printf hi\\n; }
> though you can't execute it:
>     $ a=b foo
>     bash: foo: command not found

You just have to quote any part of the function name upto the equal sign
to stop if from being interpreted as an assignment.

$ \a=b foo

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