Re: Bash commands
On Thu, Oct 13, 2005 at 08:18:05AM -0700, Freddy Freeloader wrote:
> Hi all,
> I downloaded the Advanced Bash Scripting Guide the other day an have
> started to work my way through it. I'm fairly new to bash so I get more
> than a little confused when the output I get is nothing similar to what
> the ABS Guide says it should be.
> Here is what has me confused at the moment.
> echo "b = $b"
> Now the ABS guide says that where I'm setting b it should be
> substituting BB for 23. It also says that the output of 'echo "b - $b"'
> should be: b = BB35
> However, what I get as output is as follows:
> ffreeloader@Job:~$ echo "b = $b"
> b = total 520716
> drwxr-sr-x 2 ffreeloader ftp 48 2005-10-13 07:50 script
> -rw-r--r-- 1 ffreeloader ftp 532692172 2005-10-12 09:38 server_2003.zip
You haven't aliased the echo command, have you? Try these commands:
stab_val(stab)->str_nok = 1; /* what a wonderful hack! */
-- Larry Wall in stab.c from the perl source code