Subject: Re: Variable assignment in Bourne-like shells
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Lucio de Re <email@example.com>
Date: 02/09/1998 09:44:04
According to Marc Slemko <firstname.lastname@example.org> :
> Expand the variable to see what you are actually doing:
> echo -e -x4 -i
> What would you expect from that? Exactly what you get.
> Try echo "$MORE" instead.
Oops. Sorry. Must be the Monday morning...
Thanks for setting me on the right track.
Lucio de Re (email@example.com)
Disclaimer: I'm working at getting my opinions to agree with me.