Re: Why this is not working ....

From: Jan Engelhardt
Date: Wed Jul 27 2005 - 02:57:55 EST

>PATH=' \ /home\ / $2 \ / $3 \ / lib '
>Why $2 and $3 are not replaced by user passed argument

Because it is in single quotes, and single quotes do not provide

^1 The term used by by perlop(1), section "Quote and Quote-like Operators".
Interpolation yes/no holds true for bash, too.

Jan Engelhardt
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