Paul Chvostek writes: > This is actually just the difference between sh and bash. You'll see > the latter error if you type `a = 5` in bash in any OS. It just so > happens that most Linux distributions don't have a real sh:
I kind of thought that was the real issue. While something like this is maybe slightly annoying at times, the differences in, say, arithmetic handling and loops can sometimes mean rewriting parts of shell scripts depending on whether it is going to run in BSD or Linux. Martin _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"