about quote in command
On Thu, Dec 06, 2007 at 08:11:51PM +0100, Sjoerd Mullender wrote:
> On 2007-12-06 18:59, adrian kok wrote:
> > Hi all
> $(tail -n 1 $(date "+%Y-%m-%d-%H").txt)
This is the preferred syntax, because:
* The nesting problem others have noted.
* The `` syntax is deprecated and may eventually go away. It is
retained mainly for backward compatibility.
* $() will tickle parentheses matching tools in some editors such as
emacs, making the code easier to read.
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