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Re: Bash reference manual

From: Wail Yahyaoui
Subject: Re: Bash reference manual
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 16:18:26 +0100
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Ok, thank you.


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On Feb 21, 2019, 16:10, at 16:10, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>On 2/21/19 6:04 AM, Wail Yahyaoui wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I was reading the Bash reference manual online and I could not find
>any mention that when doing variable assignments there should be no
>space around the equal sign.
>The example in the texinfo manual doesn't include spaces:
>A variable may be assigned to by a statement of the form
>     NAME=[VALUE]
>In addition, the requirement that there be no spaces is implied, since
>assignment statement has to be a single word.
>``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
>                ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
>Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden

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