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Re: parameter expansion with `:` does not work

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: parameter expansion with `:` does not work
Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2021 18:59:52 -0400
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On 7/7/21 6:53 PM, lisa-asket@perso.be wrote:

Yes I can see one has :- and the other has  :=

But I also noticed : at the front, with someone saying that the command does not
exist in Gnu Bash.

No one implied that `the command' is not present in bash.

Seriously, just replace the :- expansion with := and go on with your code.
It's the least intrusive change, and won't disturb your logic.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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