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 Initializing ksh variables
SunOS 5.8 Generic_108528-20 sun4u sparc SUNW,Ultra-60 running  ksh.

Coming from a HPUX environment.

In HP UX, not problem with initializing a variable

somevariable=0

then assigning then redirecting standard error

somecommand 2> $somevariable

Using this method in the Solaris environment creates a file called 0 with
the contents of  somecommand 2> $somevariable .

Am I missing something ?

begin 666 cvidal.vcf
M0D5'24XZ5D-!4D0-"E9%4E-)3TXZ,BXQ#0I..CMC=FED86P-"D9..F-V:61A
M; T*14U!24P[4%)%1CM)3E1%4DY%5#IC=FED86Q 871T+F-O;0T*4D56.C(P
;,#,P-S X5#$Y,3 R.%H-"D5.1#I60T%21 T*
`
end



 Sun, 25 Dec 2005 03:10:28 GMT   
 Initializing ksh variables
Actually, this situiation is the same in HPUX.

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 Sun, 25 Dec 2005 03:26:02 GMT   
 Initializing ksh variables

Hi,

I would create a temporary file if you also need stdout:

command 2>/tmp/command.err
variable=`cat /tmp/command.err`

Or if you want both (stderr and stdout) in the variable

variable=`command 2>&1`

Or if you don't want stdout and only stderr use:

variable=`command 2>&1 >/dev/null`

Yours

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 Sun, 25 Dec 2005 18:59:52 GMT   
 
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