[Wolves] Bash nesting arrays

Andy Smith andy at strugglers.net
Wed Jan 6 18:26:21 UTC 2016

Hi Simon,

On Wed, Jan 06, 2016 at 02:36:03PM +0000, Simon Burke wrote:
> If someone can tell me a more efficient way of doing this, I’d be
> grateful.

As you've realised there aren't multidimensional arrays in bash.

Personally I would never try to do something this complicated in
bash, but I have seen existing scripts which use both your method
(special delimiter to separate the other dimension) and this one:


I would tend to prefer that one if it absolutely had to be bash.


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