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Re: Is there a special variable for the directory where the script is in


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Is there a special variable for the directory where the script is in?
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 16:01:27 +0100
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Greg Wooledge <address@hidden> writes:

> And testing:
>
> imadev:~$ file=$HOME/x
> imadev:~$     link=$(command ls -l -- "$file"; printf x)
> imadev:~$     link=${link%$'\nx'}
> imadev:~$     remove="$file -> "
> imadev:~$     file=${link#*$remove}

This lacks a pair of quotes (${link#*"$remove"}).  Testcase: 'x[a]' -> 'y'.

Andreas.

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