Backtick versus $()
andres.p at zoho.com
Thu Feb 24 21:21:11 UTC 2011
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 4:45 PM, Jerry <freebsd.user at seibercom.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2011 13:02:22 -0800
> Rob Farmer <rfarmer at predatorlabs.net> articulated:
>> Have you used the default FreeBSD shell (tcsh) recently?
>> [rfarmer at sapphire] ~> echo $(date )
>> Illegal variable name.
> Since I use Bash as my default shell, I never suffer from that problem.
> I was wondering if anyone had ever files a PR against that behavior
why would they add $() support for *csh? the whole shell is pretty far away
from posix, and there's no reason to change its syntax since it's not used for
(this thread is really funny)
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