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From Leo Simons <leosim...@apache.org>
Subject Re: avalon repo is crowding
Date Fri, 06 Feb 2004 18:56:49 GMT
Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> On Friday 06 February 2004 16:48, Niclas Hedhman wrote:
> 
>>DATE=`date` ; cvs -q update -dP ; echo $DATE ; date
>>
>>Fri Feb 6 16:43:59 MYT 2004
>>Fri Feb  6 16:46:01 MYT 2004
> 
> How come the DATE=`date` ; echo $DATE removes ONE space??

guess:

$DATE contains "Fri Feb  6 16:43:59 MYT 2004". This is expanded, then 
fed to echo. Echo ignores multiple spaces.

-- 
cheers,

- Leo Simons

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