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Old 8th November 2008
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NEVER blindly type something in you read in a "HowTo", in a FAQ, or from here.

You should always know what a command you type will do ... and why.

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Originally Posted by ocicat View Post
Piping this output into the awk script...will generate no output...
That's because the line was typed in a hurry, without testing. The correct make show would be
show=PKGNAME
not
show=pkgname
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...Learn.
It was an unintentional error, but I hope you can understand this lesson, mfaridi. Other commands you type blindly may cause damage.
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