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Old 07-27-2009
Initialize a variable

Hi All,

Please can you advise on how can I initialize a variable with a line.

Suppose i want to initialize x with line redirects.www.virginatlantic.com.conf

Best Regards,
Shazin
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Old 07-27-2009
Hard to hold off...

http://www.freeos.com/guides/lsst/ch02sec03.html

Generally you should start looking into the whole tutorial maybe.

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