At 08:40 PM 11/21/2003, Scott W wrote:D'oh, my mistake- you're using csh I take it? Sorry, I believe the $(cmd) syntax is now 'the standard' in sh/ksh/Bourne/bash, but evidently not csh....sorry, I've never been keen on csh, but that syntax won't work for you, although it will/does even in freeBSD sh.
So yep, it's doing what you want, the way you wanted to...use something similar fairly often myself, although note that the 'current' standard for executing commands is now $(cmd), eg
more $(which apachectl)
FreeB more $(which apachectl) Illegal variable name. FreeB
Maybe I should've mentioned I'm on 4.8, or is there another reason?
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Sorry for the confusion,
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