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Re: unable to capture return value using backticks and local


From: Adam Monsen
Subject: Re: unable to capture return value using backticks and local
Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2006 11:04:56 -0700

On 8/8/06, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
[...]
It is expected and documented.  `local' is a builtin command that returns
a 0 status if the assignment is performed.
[...]

Understood, thanks Chet.

Also, thank you Paul for the workaround.

I was incorrectly interpreting 'local' to be a modifier rather than a
separate builtin.

--
Adam Monsen




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