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Compound variable assignment

Compound variable assignment

Compound variable assignment



I am looking for equivalent in ksk88


$ ksh93
$ Version M-12/28/93e
$ d=(a=1 b=2 c=3)
$ print ${d.c}

in ksh88 it doesn't work in that way:


$ Version M-11/16/88f
$ d=(a=1 b=2 c=3)
ksh: 0403-057 Syntax error: `(' is not expected. 

RE: Compound variable assignment


may I have another question if example above could be used in for loop?

I have checked but it produces an error:


$ d=(a=1 b=2 c=3)
$ echo ${d.b}
$ for i in a b c;do print ${d.$i};done
ksh93: syntax error: `.' unexpected. 

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