[Patch] Bashism in startkde

Thiago Macieira thiago at kde.org
Mon Jun 1 09:41:54 BST 2009

Sune Vuorela wrote:
>On 2009-06-01, Thiago Macieira <thiago at kde.org> wrote:
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>> Armin Berres wrote:
>>>|+KDE_SESSION_UID=3D$(id -ru)
>> Isn't $() another extension? Shouldn't we use `` instead?
>It depends on what you call "extension".
>$() is posix shell, but afaik not supported by the original Bourne
>Shell. No one uses Bourne Shell today though.
>I just tested:
>FOO=$(id -u)
>echo $FOO
>and I get the expected output in
>(And then I ran out of shells)

I stand corrected then :-)

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