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Old 08-19-2004, 07:20 PM   #1
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BASH Command Result

I was trying to store a result of a command as a variable

START="cat start.txt"


But $START is the string. How do i put the result of cat as the variable?

start.txt is a one line text file with paramaters for a programs startup
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START=$(cat start.txt)
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