[PATCH v8 4/8] env: Allow U-Boot scripts to be placed in a .env file
wd at denx.de
Tue Oct 19 18:20:30 CEST 2021
In message <CAPnjgZ1p6ueRhDsgBZGMXFhgv7UhRFA1UfvoHGGd0-136oTgvA at mail.gmail.com> you wrote:
> But how do we handle this?
> Is this appending to var or assigning to var+ ?
It is assigning to "var+".
> is unambiguous but very confusing. I think it would be better to disallow +
It's neither unambiguous nor confusing. It is assigning to "var++".
I think we should not change what is old and might be in use.
It is much easier to change what is new and can be defined at will.
If we define for example that "<name>=+<value>" appends, then we can
also define our own escape rules, for example:
var=+fred appends "fred"
var=\+fred assignes the value "+fred"
var=++fred appends "+fred"
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