Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: James Graham - Systems Mangler <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/27/1999 04:13:49
On Jan 24,  6:00pm, James Graham - Systems Mangler wrote:
} Question:  Does it make more sense to have separate variables for
} each command, i.e.:
} LS=-la; MKDIR=-p; export LS MKDIR


} or to put them into a single var, i.e.:
} CMDFLAGS='ls:-la;mkdir:-p;tar:-z'
} export CMDFLAGS

     This is gross.

} This is assuming we want to do this at all.  Me, I don't care -- I'm
} used to using flags to the point that I don't even rely on TAPE except

     I use aliases for this purpose.

}-- End of excerpt from James Graham - Systems Mangler