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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-3998

continued shorthand interpolation of numeric variable fails (future parser)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Done
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: PUP 3.7.5
    • Component/s: Compiler
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      Language 2015-02-18

      Description

      When attempting to interpolate like this:

      notice "${0[foo]}"
      

      The error message is

      Illegal expression. A Variable is unacceptable as name in a Variable
      

      It should have been

      Operator '[]' is not applicable to a Nil Object.
      

      (Which BTW should be fixed to say 'undef' instead of Nil Object).

      The cause of the problem is that the shorthand notation misunderstands a numeric variable (it understands a variable name just fine even if it is undefined).

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              • Assignee:
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                Reporter:
                henrik.lindberg Henrik Lindberg
                QA Contact:
                Eric Thompson
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