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[Discuss] Bourne Shell variable assignment question

On 12/15/2011 4:25 PM, Peter Doherty wrote:
> Of course, one has to ask why your co-worker is doing this, and not just sourcing the file.
> Also, my example will break if you have an equal sign in your variable name or value name.

This.  Sourcing the file is going to be the fastest and most reliable 
way to do it.

--Rich P.

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