Zsh Mailing List Archive
Messages sorted by: Reverse Date, Date, Thread, Author

Re: Nasty bug in array-element typeset assignments

Oliver Kiddle wrote:
> Urgh. Is that really that useful? I think it'd be better to save the
> extra mess in the code and disallow it with roughly what you get by
> adding this:
>        } else if (on & PM_LOCAL && locallevel) {
>            zerrnam(cname,
>                    "%s, can't create local array elements", pname, 0);
>            return NULL;
> after the similar bit for readonly inside the strchr(pname, '[') test in
> typeset_single.

Something like that would definitely be my preference.

> Incidentally, I get a couple of test failures with the latest CVS - on
> with _arguments and the other for posixbuiltins.

I get the _arguments one --- it seems to be just a matter of change of
spacing, so possibly the test itself needs updating.

I don't get the one for posixbuiltins --- and there isn't much possibility
of variation at that point, so I can't offer an explanation.

*** /tmp/zsh.ztst.out.21154     Thu Jul 26 12:42:36 2001
--- /tmp/zsh.ztst.tout.21154    Thu Jul 26 12:42:36 2001
*** 1,2 ****
! NO:{-+ -- opt}
--- 1,2 ----
! NO:{-+  -- opt}

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Unit 300, Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0XL, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

The information transmitted is intended only for the person or
entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential 
and/or privileged material. 
Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or
taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by 
persons or entities other than the intended recipient is 
If you received this in error, please contact the sender and 
delete the material from any computer.

Messages sorted by: Reverse Date, Date, Thread, Author