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Re: ${} and $()

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: ${} and $()
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 22:48:24 +0200
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Jan Engelhardt <address@hidden> writes:

> is there any real difference between $(var) and ${var}, and is the 
> latter as much POSIX as the first?

Depends on the context.  For a shell there is a big difference between
them.  When interpreted by make they are identical.


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