Thanks! Just wanted to report that \$ does not work; \ adds one more X.
On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 11:29 AM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.c...@googlemail.com>wrote: > On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Ketan Maheshwari > <ketancmaheshw...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Hi, > > > > In a test tool that I am working on, I need to enter text preceded by a $ > > sign to be interpreted as an environment variable by the underlying > running > > script. However, it seems that the $ sign gets converted to X when it > gets > > passed to the tool executable. > > > > Is there a way to work around this or should I be doing something else to > > pass environment variables via Galaxy tool UI. > > > > Thanks, > > Ketan > > This is a security feature I think - or it may just need escaping as \$ > > Since you are writing the script, why not pass in the environment > variable name without the dollar? > > Peter > -- Ketan
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