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Re: Fails to eval sh environment

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Fails to eval sh environment
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2003 13:52:25 -0400

> Machine Type: i686-pc-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 2.05b
> Patch Level: 0
> Release Status: release
> Description:
> Bourne shell environment variable setting/exporting does not work from within
> a backtick expression.

This is not a bug.  If you want to re-parse the line like this,
use `eval'.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet )

Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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