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Old 03-13-2008, 05:05 PM   #1
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inserting program output into a variable


Hello,
I know that with C Shell i can do this:

set var1=`some_command with_arguments`
and get in var1 the output of that command with these arguments...

is there a way to achieve this in Dash and Bash?

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Old 03-13-2008, 05:28 PM   #2
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Skip the "set " part?
 
Old 03-13-2008, 05:42 PM   #3
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heh, sorry...
I had to use `./executable_name arguments` instead of `executable_name arguments`

now its fine, silly me...
 
Old 03-13-2008, 05:48 PM   #4
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You can use either of these:
Code:
variablename=`some command`
variablename=$(some command)
 
  


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