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Re: Using variables in variables names

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: Using variables in variables names
Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 15:58:26 -0500
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"Dirk H. Schulz" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> ac=12  dings$ac=wasannersder
>> -bash: dings12=wasannersder: command not found

Variable names in assignments are not subject to expansion.  So since
"dings$ac", as-is, does not fit the syntax for variable names, it
isn't treated as an assignment.  This will work:
ac=12 eval "dings$ac=wasannersder"


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