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Contents of $argv for source'd script (AKA ".") are weird #139
When using . with no arguments, $argv contains the name of the file being sourced. If any arguments are supplied, then the name of the file being sourced is not in $argv. e.g.;
. FILENAME -> $argv = FILENAME
Is this the desired default behaviour? I'm not sure where to find the . function in the git repository.
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Jan 10, 2013
This behavior is wrong. I've confirmed the current git head fish still behaves this way. Also, sh, bash, and zsh do not behave like fish. If you don't pass any args to the sourced script then their equivalent of
Yes, it's just a "small matter" of writing a bunch of code then tracking the change to remove it and implement the correct behavior. And merely emitting a warning can itself cause problems. I think we just need to bite the bullet. It's a shame no one fixed this four years ago when you brought it to our attention.