bash pattern substitution

Michael Weiser
Sun Sep 20 16:20:00 GMT 1998

Hello Jeff, you wrote:
>I was just trying to write a bash script in which I wanted to do a quick
>substitution in a variable, and it seems that bash has trouble with this.  I
>typed in an example from a book which works on unix:
>echo -e {PATH//:/'\n'}
You've forgotten a '$'. echo -e ${PATH//:/'\n'} should work.
bye, Michael
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