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Ticket UUID: 1639858
Title: Correct upvar and uplevel error message
Type: Patch Version: None
Submitter: nobody Created on: 2007-01-19 21:02:21
Subsystem: 07. Variables Assigned To: msofer
Priority: 5 Medium Severity:
Status: Open Last Modified: 2007-10-28 09:10:11
Resolution: None Closed By:
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Description:
upvar and uplevel give misleading error message when level argument is defaulted to 1 but doesn't exist. For example:
% upvar x y
bad level "x"
% uplevel puts Hello
bad level "puts"

The patch alters TclGetFrame routine to remedy that, so the message is:

bad level "1"

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User Comments: msofer added on 2007-10-28 09:10:11:
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The error message would be misleading for
  upvar x a b

nobody added on 2007-01-20 04:02:24:
File Added - 212117: tcl-8.4.13-upvar-msg.patch

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