Subject: Re: Variable assignment in Bourne-like shells
To: None <tech-userlevel@NetBSD.ORG,>
From: Lucio de Re <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 02/09/1998 09:44:04
According to Marc Slemko <> :
> Expected.
> 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 (
Disclaimer: I'm working at getting my opinions to agree with me.