Hi, and welcome to LQ!
Well, the difference is whether you run
or source a script, I guess ... when you
run it, it spawns a new shell, and the
scope of any exported variable is the
lifetime of that sub-shell.
But I'm not an expert on korn-shell,
this may be completely different from
Last edited by Tinkster; 03-31-2004 at 08:23 PM.