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Re: possible bash bug...


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: possible bash bug...
Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2001 17:18:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/20.7

address@hidden writes:
>  func1_r=`func2 $func1_v`           # set the func1 return variable to 
> whatever func2 returns...
>  return $func1_r

Backticks capture the output of the contained command.  If you want
the exit status, use this:
  func2 $func1_v
  func1_r=$?


paul



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