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"typeset -Ln" not working under Linux ...

"typeset -Ln" not working under Linux ...

(OP)
Hi everyone,

I'm used to using the

CODE

typeset -Ln 

command under AIX to do the following:

CODE

"Left-justify. Remove leading spaces; if n is given, fill with spaces or truncate on right to length n." 

Somehow under Linux this not working ...

Any ideas what I have to use here instead ?

Regards,
Thomas

RE: "typeset -Ln" not working under Linux ...

Hi

Which shell ? Which version ?

Feherke.
feherke.github.io

RE: "typeset -Ln" not working under Linux ...

(OP)
It is the following:

GNU bash, version 3.1.17(1)-release (x86_64-suse-linux)

I'm using the typeset to format variables ...

e.G.

CODE

typeset -L3 variableA 

RE: "typeset -Ln" not working under Linux ...

(OP)
Sometimes the solution is right in front of you ... winky smile
Thanks a lot !

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