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RE: Characters aren't being properly escaped/evaluated in a Bash


From: Cooper, Garrett W
Subject: RE: Characters aren't being properly escaped/evaluated in a Bash
Date: Thu, 10 May 2007 11:22:26 -0700

Andreas,

        This doesn't work unfortunately, and yields the same errors seen with 
the backticks.

-Garrett

-----Original Message-----
From: Andreas Schwab [mailto:address@hidden 
Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2007 2:06 AM
To: Cooper, Garrett W
Cc: address@hidden; address@hidden
Subject: Re: Characters aren't being properly escaped/evaluated in a Bash

address@hidden writes:

> Fix:
>       The problem lies in the parser somewhere,

The problem is that you are not correctly quoting.  Better use $(...)
instead of `...`, that is easier for beginners to get right.

Andreas.

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