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Re: [opensuse] different types of shell scripts
On 22/09/11 10:42, jdd wrote:
Le 22/09/2011 10:39, jdd a écrit :
I should have put the dots before this line

so . filename runs the script listed in the file filename

and reading again using ". filename" seems mostly the same as running
"filename" alone

I've come across this using easy-rsa in openvpn

it uses ".<space>filename" to use the file to set up system variables

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