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Re^3: Get home dir from shell

by kennethk (Monsignor)
on Apr 03, 2013 at 16:39 UTC ( #1026878=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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in thread Get home dir from shell

~$ perl -e 'print `echo $HOME`' ~$ perl -e 'print `echo \$HOME`' /home/kennethk ~$ perl -e 'print `echo \\$HOME`' \ ~$ perl -e 'print `echo \\\$HOME`' $HOME ~$ perl -e '$q = chr 39; print `echo $q\$HOME$q`' $HOME ~$ perl -e '$loc = q{\$HOME}; print `echo $loc`' $HOME
Try outputting your command to make sure it's what you think it is.

#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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Re^4: Get home dir from shell
by hdb (Parson) on Apr 04, 2013 at 06:36 UTC

    Two more:

    c:\>perl -e "print `echo \%HOME\%` " c:\brocmi c:\>perl -e "print `echo %HOME%` " crocmi

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