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Re: How come math/arithmetic cannot work by set -x
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Chet Ramey |
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Re: How come math/arithmetic cannot work by set -x |
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Sat, 13 Aug 2022 12:46:13 -0400 |
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On 8/12/22 7:27 PM, Budi wrote:
How come math/arithmetic ((i=k+l)) cannot make use of set -x
If you're talking about what I think you are, because that's not how
`set -x' works.
It's the same reason that
k=2+3
echo $(( $k*5 ))
echo $(( k*5 ))
produces two different numbers.
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