Allow multiple object to be declared with the same variable name without deleting the previous one (/!\ BREAKS SYNTAX WITHOUT $, which was completly removed from documentation)

Also, updating copyright
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Ad5001 11 months ago
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  1. 6
      README.md
  2. 26
      oop.sh

@ -92,14 +92,12 @@ Example.Object obj1 "Test"
You can then call it's functions.
```bash
$obj1.print
obj1.print
```
**NOTE**: The $ is not mandatory, but is recommanded for clarity.
... or access and edit it's properties.
```bash
name=$(obj1.name)
obj1.name = "New name"
name=$($obj1.name)
$obj1.name = "New name"
```
You can store objects in variables as a string. For example, you can have have objects as class arguments, function returs or arrays of objects like this:

@ -1,6 +1,6 @@
#
# BashOOP - Simple OOP implementation for bash.
# Copyright (C) 2021 Ad5001 <mail@ad5001.eu>
# Copyright (C) 2022 Ad5001 <mail@ad5001.eu>
#
# This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by
@ -24,6 +24,12 @@
_namespace=""
_namespacePath=$(realpath $(dirname ${BASH_SOURCE[0]}))
# Allows the creation of temporary, unique names for variables so that
# when declaring a new object with the same variable name, the previous one wouldn't be overwritten with
# the new object.
# However, this disallows the syntax that doesn't use $ at first, which makes the documentation clearer.
_counter=0
# This dictionnary saves all classes for each namespace so they can be retreived and aliased.
declare -Ag _namespacesClasses
# This dictionnary links all files for static namespaces.
@ -93,17 +99,21 @@ _createObject() {
varName=$3
constructorArguments="${@:4}"
# Get a temporary variable. It's equivalent to the memory space in bash of the object.
varTmpName="_obj${_counter}"
_counter=$((_counter + 1))
# Declare dummy constructor.
eval "$varName.constructor() { :; }"
eval "$varTmpName.constructor() { :; }"
# Declare base properties.
eval "$varName.type() { echo $type; }"
eval "$varName.source() { echo $associatedFile; }"
eval "$varTmpName.type() { echo $type; }"
eval "$varTmpName.source() { echo $associatedFile; }"
# Create property array.
createPropertyHolder $varName
# alias the "varName" variable to itself, so that it can be used and transmitted in other variables (e.g: $varName.name would alias to varName.name)
eval "$varName='$varName'"
createPropertyHolder $varTmpName
# alias the "varTmpName" variable to itself, so that it can be used and transmitted in other variables (e.g: $varName.name would alias to varTmpName.name)
eval "$varName='$varTmpName'"
# Imports the file and replace all "<Type>." with the variable name.
. <(sed s/this\\./$varName./g <(sed s/$type\\./$varName./g $associatedFile))
. <(sed s/this\\./$varTmpName./g <(sed s/$type\\./$varTmpName./g $associatedFile))
# Call the constructor
$varName.constructor $constructorArguments
}

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