Variable Substitution

Victor Subervi victorsubervi at
Sat Mar 8 13:48:54 UTC 2008

No, no, I have made myself misunderstood. I am looking for a %x where x is
some letter that will enable me to substitute a file. Also, I am looking for
a howto to brush up on that. What is this called if not variable
substitution, which is not google-friendly?

On 3/4/08, Mel <fbsd.questions at> wrote:
> On Monday 03 March 2008 15:52:51 Victor Subervi wrote:
> > Forgive this basic question, but can´t figure out how to google it. If I
> > want to substitute strings in an expression, I can use %s for string, or
> %d
> > for digit. What about file? What is this process called, so I can find a
> > howto?
> printf(1) or printf(3), pending what language you want.
> --
> Mel
> Problem with today's modular software: they start with the modules
>    and never get to the software part.

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