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Re: Bug Report: Variable becomes unset without reason

I’ll keep that in mind. I’m very new to mailing lists, and I haven’t found any resource on properly using mailing lists, unfortunately. 
And yes, if we use an external program (or even just `command true`), the bug won’t appear. Though it does with function calls, too:
zsh -c 'v=1; ff() command true ; f() { local v; v=2 ff; }; f; typeset -p v'

> On Aug 14, 2019, at 2:07 PM, Stephane Chazelas <stephane.chazelas@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2019-08-08 20:38:05 +0430, Aryn Starr:
>> I have included the file that reproduces the bug with `zsh -f` and the result of running it in https://gist.github.com/NightMachinary/32689e786a3b7f5865a042d49b884b57 <https://gist.github.com/NightMachinary/32689e786a3b7f5865a042d49b884b57>. 
>  Please try and make sure your bug reports are self-contained.
>  The zsh ML has been around for decades and along with its
>  archives will probably be around for several more decades, but
>  we can't tell much about github (that link may become invalid
>  at any time).
>  We should also not have to fire up a web browser to figure out
>  what the bug is about.
> Now, that being said, as discussed on U&L it looks like a bug
> indeed and a shorter reproducer is:
> $ zsh -xc 'v=1; f() { local v; v=2 true; }; f; typeset -p v'
> +zsh:1> v=1
> +zsh:1> f
> +f:0> local v
> +f:0> v=2 +f:0> true
> +zsh:1> typeset -p v
> zsh:typeset:1: no such variable: v
> Most likely, that's the "v=2 true" (where "true" is a builtin) that ends up
> unsetting the "v" from the global scope.
> -- 
> Stephane

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