read VAR1 VAR2 VAR3 < <(echo aa bb cc); echo $VAR2

split a string (2)


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By: mikeda
2009-02-22 10:05:50

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I did NOT know that read could do that. HANDY!
clockworkavian · 476 weeks and 5 days ago
read VAR1 VAR2 VAR3 <<< aa bb cc
h3xx · 356 weeks ago
@h3xx the last two identifiers are unidentified read hex1 hex2 hex3 echo $hex1 hh echo $hex2 echo $hex3
saherteam · 213 weeks and 4 days ago
the last two identifiers are unidentified read hex1 hex2 hex3 echo $hex1 aa echo $hex2 echo $hex3
saherteam · 213 weeks and 4 days ago
read hex1 hex2 hex3 echo $hex1 hh echo $hex2 echo $hex3
saherteam · 213 weeks and 4 days ago
read hex1 hex2 hex3 echo $hex1 hh echo $hex2 echo $hex3
saherteam · 213 weeks and 4 days ago

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