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Old 02-05-2004, 06:05 PM   #1
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command output to varible!!!


Hi, I was wondering how to store a commands output in a varible this is example of what I have been trying


$z = ls -a ~ | grep .path the out put of this command is ".path"
but will not store in this varible and someone please help me im using bash scripting. thanks ahead of time

Jamie
 
Old 02-05-2004, 06:21 PM   #2
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Code:
z="$(ls -a ~ | grep .path)"
 
Old 02-05-2004, 06:46 PM   #3
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another method is
Code:
z=`ls -a ~ | grep .path`
 
Old 02-05-2004, 09:41 PM   #4
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thank you very much guys
 
  


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