Christos TZOTZIOY Georgiou
tzot at sil-tec.gr
Mon Nov 15 17:10:41 CET 2004
On Sun, 14 Nov 2004 23:53:53 GMT, rumours say that Jp Calderone
<exarkun at divmod.com> might have written:
>> What's the difference? I've never seen (read: used)
>> the $(...) syntax...
> $() is a bash-ism. `` is POSIX sh. I'm not aware of any other significant differences (quoting rules vary, etc). In particular, I can't think of any differences which would make $() preferable.
$( ) is not a bashism, I've been using it with ksh long before learning
about bash. It is part of the POSIX sh. See Command Substitution:
TZOTZIOY, I speak England very best,
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