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Congrats for finding the root cause! If ~ is not correctly expanded, we have to do this ourselves in its stead. Try

Code:
function array_load  {
        local IFS=$'\n'
        eval "$1=( \$( < \"\${$2/\~/$HOME}\" ) )"
 }

# 9  
RudiC although your replace works for ~/dir/path it would not work for ~root/data/mydatafile or /home/dba/data~files/myarray.dat.
The function in post #7 supplies a more accurate expansion.
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