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Date:      Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:06:37 -0500
From:      "James B. Byrne" <byrnejb@harte-lyne.ca>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Variable assignment in sh
Message-ID:  <b831bd9e40321e59910ea8913c7a6302.squirrel@webmail.harte-lyne.ca>

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Why am I getting this result when I attempt a simple variable
assignment in the default sh?

# ENV=$HOME/.shrc; export ENV
ENV=/root/.shrc: Command not found.
export: Command not found.

This example is taken verbatim from the sh manpage provided with FreeBSD.



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