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Re^5: backticks and quotation trouble in bash

by Tommy (Chaplain)
on Dec 18, 2012 at 16:29 UTC ( #1009424=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: backticks and quotation trouble in bash
in thread backticks and quotation trouble in bash

In bash, you can't nest backticks, but you can nest the newer, more flexible "$()" construct:

echo "$( command arg arg '$( nested_command arg arg )' )"

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Tommy
$ perl -MMIME::Base64 -e 'print decode_base64 "YWNlQHRvbW15YnV0bGVyLm1lCg=="'


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