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Re: Backtick does not work
----- Original Message -----
From: "Menon, Girish (MED, WIPRO-GE MED)"
> From the bash shell the ` (backtick or command execution) work. But when
> I spawn a process and execute a shell script which contains the back
> ticks, the process just chokes.
> For example, a simple shell script like
> myenv=`/bin/env | grep CYGWIN`
Check the permissions of your script. It should at least be +x for the one who executes it. Please be more specific on what
doesn't work? Does echoing not work, say, if you add `echo $myenv' in your script?
By the way, this does not seem to be a cygwin problem. Kindly check for more info in http://www.cygwin.com/problems.html
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