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Syntax error calling eval() on anonymous functions #4

kmosher opened this Issue Jun 7, 2011 · 1 comment


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kmosher commented Jun 7, 2011

The version of spidermonkey I have (custom compile of 1.8.1) is unhappy with the eval function used to parse the jsawk script.

line 933:

window.makeFilter = function(fun) {
  try {
    return eval("function() { "+fun+"; return this }");
  } catch (e) {
    err("jsawk: script parse error: '"+fun+"'");

Wrapping the anonymous function creation in parentheses works for me.
return eval("(function() { "+fun+"; return this })");


micha commented Jun 17, 2011

Cool, thanks, I'll apply your patch ;)

@micha micha closed this Jul 22, 2011

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