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Old 04-13-2004, 04:09 AM   #1
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Question Create file using 'touch ./tmp.$$', file tmp.3941 is created, why?

Create file using 'touch ./tmp.$$', file tmp.3941 is created, why?
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Because $$ is a bash-variable, it hold the PID of
the process invoking it, in other words, the pid of
the shell you used to touch. It will vary in other
shells ;)



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