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The Bash declare Statement

Apr 29, 2009, 17:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mitch Frazier)

"The declare statment has other options; the -a option can be used to declare a variable as an array, but it's not necessary. All variables can be used as arrays without explicit definition. As a matter of fact, it appears that in a sense, all variables are arrays, and that assignment without a subscript is the same as assigning to "[0]". Consider the following script:"

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