Executes a command changing an environment variable

Allows you to change the value of an environment variable only for the execution of the command in the line. (corrected)
Sample Output
$ LANG=es_ES date -h
date: opcion invalida -- h
Pruebe `date --help' para mas informacion.
$ LANG=en_EN date -h
date: invalid option -- 'h'
Try `date --help' for more information.

By: magmax
2009-03-12 07:04:44

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Rule #1 of shells: Spaces or not, quote your variables! Always, always, always quote your variables, unless you have a VERY good reason not to. VARIABLE="VALUE" command
atoponce · 484 weeks and 4 days ago
Ok. Corrected. Thanks!
magmax · 484 weeks and 1 day ago

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