[ale] shell scripting baby questions...
esoteric at 3times25.net
Fri Feb 27 13:11:10 EST 2004
David S. Jackson wrote:
>># file and path variables
> Just FYI, you don't really need the ';' at the end of each line like
> you do in perl. I don't think it does any harm, except that it might
> confuse you or someone else looking over your source. You might
> start putting spaces in variable assignments like: blah = "whatever";
> as you would in perl! :-)
I believe that only works if you use the:
set foo = "bar"
syntax. At least on my box:
foo = "bar"
bash: /home/esoteric/shl/foo: Permission denied
Until later, Geoffrey Registered Linux User #108567
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