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Re: piped functions cannot set variables


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: piped functions cannot set variables
Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 12:13:05 -0500
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"Andrew Robb" <address@hidden> wrote:
> I am sorry, but E4 is rubbish!
>
> The shell function is not running in a separate process, $$ gives the
> same value in the shell function as the calling process.

Chet, maybe the FAQ should clarify this.


paul



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