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The readonly builtin

readonly [-p] [-a] [-A] [-f] [NAME[=VALUE] ...]

The readonly builtin command is used to mark variables or functions as read-only, which means unchangable.


Option Description
-a refer to normal arrays
-A refer to associative arrays
-f refer to functions
-p print all read-only variables or functions, -a, -A and -f can be used to filter

Return status

The return status is 0 unless an invalid option or an invalid combination of options is given or a NAME is invalid.

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  • Last modified: 2011/01/03 17:04
  • by thebonsai