[etoys-dev] Re: Etoys-to-go goes AWOL?
K. K. Subramaniam
subbukk at gmail.com
Tue Aug 11 21:02:25 EDT 2009
On Tuesday 11 Aug 2009 9:06:44 pm Bert Freudenberg wrote:
> But the var expansion magic is unnecessarily clever IMHO, less
> readable than being explicit.
I didn't mean to use any special magic. The idiom
dates back to original Bourne shell and is portable across all shells. See sh
man page for "assign default values". Anyway, I will leave it to you.
> Besides, written like this, the
> variables would not be exported to the environment.
$ export SQUEAK_USERDIR SQUEAK_SECUREDIR
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