zsh variable behave like bash variable

setopt shwordsplit
for exemple : var="echo hello"; $var this will display "hello" with bash with zsh, by default, this will make an error : "command not found : echo hello" hwordsplit option permit zsh to act like bash on this point

By: Gentux
2010-03-08 20:52:55

What Others Think

This will also work for temporary use on a single var (no matter what shwordsplit is set as): var="echo hello"; ${=var}
Vilemirth · 455 weeks and 2 days ago

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