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Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]


From: Steve Simmons
Subject: Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]
Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 08:06:41 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.27i

Aaargh!  I forgot to set reset the subject.  My apologies.

On Fri, May 10, 2002 at 12:04:33PM +0200, Andreas Schwab wrote:
> address@hidden (Steve Simmons) writes:
> 
> |>       split_on_colons () {
> |>      IFS=":${IFS}" set `echo address@hidden
> |>      echo $@
> |>       }
> 
> Btw., outside of quotes $@ is completely equivalent to $*, so you might
> just use the latter, unless you actually meant to write "$@" in both
> places.

Understood.  I only tried @ vs. * because the bashdocs state that @
gets handled differently in expansion and I wanted to see if IFS was
one of those different handlings.



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