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Old 10-15-2009
concatinate a string with output of echo statement

I need to concatinate a string (mapping-expression) with the output of below statement

EXPRESS="cat //normalization-binding[@type=\"D\"]//tag-normalization/tag-name"

echo $EXPRESS | xmllint --shell QA_Oct12_DIR.cfb | grep -v "/ >" >> "/home/testBinding.txt"

above statement write value="$6061" into the text file but i need output in below format in text file....

mapping-expression : value="$6061"

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can any one plse reply...
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Old 10-15-2009
echo -n "mapping-expression :" >> /home/testBinding.txt
echo $EXPRESS | xmllint --shell QA_Oct12_DIR.cfb | grep -v "/ >" >> /home/testBinding.txt

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