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Re: shell script question

On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Han Huynh wrote:

> Is there any way to export a variable for one parent shell to a different
> parent shell?  I know that export will work to a subshell, but I can't find
> any process to return a variable to a different parent shell.

I am not sure I understand your question, but I'd suggest you take a
look at the eval built-in function of the shell. I think it is what you
need. The bash advanced scripting guide might be of help to you:


Grx HdV

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