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Re: export varname with a hyphen



On Tue, Dec 07, 1999 at 03:04:12PM -0500, Brian J. Stults wrote:
> I need to export a variable called "SSI-HLM".  It appears that the hypen
> causes problems.  I thought the quotes would take care of it but they
> don't.  Can someone help me?

Are you sure? At least in bash, variable names can't contain a -.
Check the documentation for whatever you need it for again, and
see if it isn't "SSI_HLM" (with an underscore).

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.elOle.                  olet@{ifi.uio.no,debian.org,gnu.org}


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