On 2019-08-28 20:36, Mathieu Carpentier wrote: > I would like to use "folder" for mailboxes command: > mailboxes `echo -n "+ "; cd $folder; find . -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "*" > -printf "+'%f' "` > > When I run mutt, I get the content of my home directory in the side panel: > $folder was not "expanded". It works if I use an environment variable set > before starting mutt. > > Is it possible to use a mutt variable (e.g $folder) in a shell command ?
Not a direct answer, but you _could_ use an environment variable, and then expand it in both places, ie. set folder=`echo $FOLDER` -- Please don't Cc: me privately on mailing lists and Usenet, if you also post the followup to the list or newsgroup. To reply privately _only_ on Usenet and on broken lists which rewrite From, fetch the TXT record for no-use.mooo.com.