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Re: contrib/completion/git-completion.bash: declare -g is not portable

On Feb 03 2018, Torsten Bögershausen <tboegi@xxxxxx> wrote:

> What is "declare -g" good for ?

      -g        create global variables when used in a shell function; otherwise

    When used in a function, `declare' makes NAMEs local, as with the `local'
    command.  The `-g' option suppresses this behavior.

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