Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 488934
ksh does not declare shell variables with hyphen
Last modified: 2010-10-23 04:08:21 EDT
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Ksh removed variables from the environment if their names contained certain characters, for example, a hyphen or a space. Now, although ksh does not use environment variables with names that contain these characters, it keeps them for sub-processes.
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