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Re: `declare -f' does not output the "function" keyword when required

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: `declare -f' does not output the "function" keyword when required
Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2022 09:23:32 -0500
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On 12/3/22 6:05 AM, Emanuele Torre wrote:
In Bash, it is possible to define functions that look like assignment
words using the function keyword:

     function a=2 { printf hi\\n ;}

When `declare -f' is used to output all the function definitions, bash
will not output that function definition with the "function" keyword,
generating invalid code:

Thanks for the report.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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