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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Usage of $(...) instead of `...` in shell scripts
Date Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:27:47 GMT
On 6 November 2017 at 18:20, Felix Schumacher
<felix.schumacher@internetallee.de> wrote:
>
>
> Am 6. November 2017 19:04:41 MEZ schrieb sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>:
>>The $() syntax is newer than the command files.
>>i.e. it was not available when they were written.
>
> That's probably true. To be more specific: I would like to know, whether it is safe to
change it.
>
> Do you know of any system, that has a default shell, that is not able to process $(..)?

If there is any doubt, just leave it alone.

It's not broken, so don't try to fix it ...

> Regards,
> Felix
>
>>
>>On 4 November 2017 at 22:58, Philippe Mouawad
>><philippe.mouawad@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> No idea why it’s like this
>>>
>>> On Saturday, November 4, 2017, Felix Schumacher <
>>> felix.schumacher@internetallee.de> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> we have both forms of execution commands in our shell scripts.
>>>>
>>>> $(...) is the more modern form and should be preferred over `...` as
>>>> explained on https://github.com/koalaman/shellcheck/wiki/SC2006
>>>>
>>>> Does anyone know, if there is a reason for using the old form `...`
>>in
>>>> our scripts?
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>>  Felix
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Cordialement.
>>> Philippe Mouawad.

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