Korn shell function paramter passing

From: <Joel.Patterson_at_crowley.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 08:00:15 -0400
Message-ID: <0684DA55864E404F8AD2E2EBDFD557DA02F233D9_at_JAXMSG01.crowley.com>

Joel Patterson
Database Administrator
904 727-2546

This one I'm spending to much time on.

I have a korn shell script.

Do some initialization commands
Call a function startlogfile
Call function 'main'

     main calls function runsomething
         Runsomething initializes and returns "${SUBJECT}"
     main can print ${SUBJECT} 
     main returns ${SUBJECT}  (or "${SUBJECT}", or ASUBJECT=${SUBJECT} 
                              successfully ${ASUBJECT}, or "${ASUBJECT}"
outer most shell cannot print $SUBJECT

what's going on?


Received on Thu Jun 25 2009 - 07:00:15 CDT

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