[TriLUG] bash cmd line processing question
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Thu Feb 14 14:55:54 EST 2002
[M. Mueller (bhu5nji)]
> Thank you all. That helps a lot. I can't find this topic covered in
> "Learning the bash Shell" 2nd Ed. Looked under Symbols in index - nothing.
> Looked in Chapter 7 on COmmand-line processing - nothing. SHould I drop an
> email to O'Reilly?
FWIW, I tend to deprecate usage of backticks since it causes too much
confusion when I paste commands to newbies in irc sessions, for instance.
I personally prefer bash's $() capability, so:
kill -SIGHUP $(cat foo)
Much less confusing IMHO
James Manning <jmm at sublogic.com>
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