Let's get to^H^Haway from the core problem
Eric A. Ayer
mwalker at ee.pdx.edu
Tue Jun 27 23:06:10 PDT 2000
> > If $file turns out to be a directory, can I recursively call this
> > All shell variables are global, which
> > means I have to be real careful.
> You can declare a variable as local, but is will be in scope of all
> subroutines that do not declare it local one way or another
> > Are the passed parameters local?
> Yes, and with local scope
> > Does $1 in one iteration of a function equal $1 in another iteration?
I didn't know about the 'local' declaration of shell variables, so I gave that
a shot and it worked! Cool! And yes, the passed variables are definitely
local. Where did you find out about 'local'? My shell programming book
didn't say a thing about that. So thanks!
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