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Re: No tilde expansion right after a quotation


From: Jon Seymour
Subject: Re: No tilde expansion right after a quotation
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2009 09:50:26 +1100

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 9:26 AM, Angel Tsankov <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jon Seymour wrote:
>> There may be other ways to do this, but:
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>>     CPATH="${CPATH}${CPATH:+:}$(echo ~usr1/blah/blah)"
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>> should work.
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> Well, I'd like to avoid the use of external commands.
>

echo is a builtin, so if you are worried about performance costs
associated with its execution, you shouldn't be.

> --Angel
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