Default mail in Firebird (was Re: default mail in fluxbox)

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at
Thu Jul 10 13:27:07 PDT 2003

On Thu, 10 Jul 2003, Jeroen Coumans wrote:

> Jeroen Coumans said the following on 07/10/03 14:28:
> > DJ Lucas said the following on 07/02/03 08:37:
> >
> >> Five days prior to my post, someone released an extention for Firebird
> >> that will overide the behaviour above <snip>

> (how can I let a user specify the TBDIR variable so the script doesn't
> override it but still specify it if it's unset?)

See "man bash", /Parameter Expansion/. In there, I think the form


may be what you're hunting. Also, ${parameter:=word} may be suitable in
some circumstances.

> <snip>


Bill Maltby
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