OT: need bash help [solved]
mike.wright at mailinator.com
Mon Oct 17 19:45:01 UTC 2011
On 10/17/2011 12:39 PM, Mike Wright wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to write a bash script and having problems.
> If I execute this:
> ps x | grep mongod | wc -l
> it returns a value.
> OTOH, if I execute this:
> LINES = ps x | grep mongod | wc -l
> it returns "command not found".
> How does one assign the output of a command to an environment variable?
Aaargh! Doesn't like the spaces around the = sign.
LINES=`ps x | grep mongod | wc -l` is a way to write it.
Sorry for the noise :/
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