Kevin O' Riordan wrote:
> Hi folks,
>> when I use a while loop to read piped input, bash seems to use locally
> scoped variables instead of assigning to global variables in that
> script. So far I've only seen this when I pipe data to a while loop.
Sorry I haven't looked at the script but when you pipe
to a control statement in sh/bash (a seriously useful feature by
the way), it runs that control statement in a subshell.
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