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SubjectRE: Petition Against Official Endorsement of BitKeeper by Linux M aintainers
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On Thu, Mar 07, 2002 at 10:03 AM, Jean-Luc Leger wrote:
> > Larry McVoy <lm@bitmover.com> writes:
> > > bk prs -hrv2.5.0.. | while read x
>
> by the way, shouldn't it be "$x" in the second line ?
> or am I missing something ?
>
> JL

man bash
...
read [-ers] [-t timeout] [-a aname] [-p prompt] [-n
nchars] [-d delim] [name ...]
^^^^
Nope, no "$" on the variable name in this context. The reference
is to the variable's identifier rather than its value.

Ed Vance
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