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November 28, 2007

Variable Assignment

Filed under: Linux Tips & Tricks — Kunal Jain @ 09:28

$ hello = “A B C   D”

$ echo $hello

Output:

A B C D

$ echo “$hello”

Output:

A B C   D

echo $hello and echo “$hello” given different result because Quoting a variable preserve whitespaces.

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