Interesting $0 Problem
stoa at gmx.us
Fri Oct 28 01:49:45 UTC 2016
On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 08:30:40PM -0500, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
> I was fidding with some shell code today and discovered it was breaking
> because $0 was returning "-/usr/local/bin/bash". Why is there a leading
> dash here? I've not seen that before.
How are you invoking the expansion, i.e., from a file or the
command-line? Is this a login shell?
What do you get from the command-line with <echo "$0">?
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