Variable assignment and spaces

Stephen R Laniel steve at laniels.org
Sun Sep 4 02:40:05 UTC 2005


On Sat, Sep 03, 2005 at 09:40:10PM -0400, Stephen R Laniel wrote:
> Is there any good reason why
> VARNAME = 'string'
> is not syntactically valid, whereas 
> VARNAME='string'
> is?

I should have added '...within bash'.

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