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Old 11-07-2006, 07:11 PM   #1
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Trouble assigning value to variable with


Here's the command:

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sed_cur_pkg=`echo $cur_pkg | sed s%\/%\\\\/%g | sed s%\\.%\\\\.%g`
The output of echo $cur_pkg | sed s%\/%\\\\/%g | sed s%\\.%\\\\.%g is \/home\/ubuntu\/Desktop\/sources\/pkg\/lynx-2\.8\.6. This is what I want to assign to $sed_cur_pkg. However, when I echo $sed_cur_pkg it ouputs:
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...........................................
Why is this?

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Old 11-07-2006, 07:44 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by fatsheep
Here's the command:



The output of echo $cur_pkg | sed s%\/%\\\\/%g | sed s%\\.%\\\\.%g is \/home\/ubuntu\/Desktop\/sources\/pkg\/lynx-2\.8\.6. This is what I want to assign to $sed_cur_pkg. However, when I echo $sed_cur_pkg it ouputs:

Why is this?
Switched the "%" chars to "@" and enclosed the sed expressions in '' and now it works.
 
  


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