Authored by Nicholas Chambers 👻

Whitespace-separated assignments in Bash

A hack to allow whitespace-separated assignments

assign.bash 316 Bytes
  • [nickchambers@qa:~]$ . code/assign.bash
    [nickchambers@qa:~]$ declare -p foo
    -bash: declare: foo: not found
    [nickchambers@qa:~]$ uhoh not a command
    -bash: uhoh: command not found
    [nickchambers@qa:~]$ foo = a kitten purrito
    [nickchambers@qa:~]$ declare -p foo
    declare -- foo="a kitten purrito"
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