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 10:09:37
According to matthew green <> :
> the -e is being passed as a flag to "echo".  try:  echo "$MORE"

I guess the MAN pages for echo(1) and sh(1) leave a touch to be 

BTW, it was all a bona fide mistake on my part, and I'll still get to 
the bottom of it :-)
Lucio de Re (
Disclaimer: I'm working at getting my opinions to agree with me.