I would like to thank all who responded and apologize for taking up the
bandwidth of the list nazis.
I found it shortly after posting.... The eval <command string> works
> This one is either easy or just can't be done?
> I have a user who wants to create a command line out of three
> variables in a ksh function/script. The user collects the pieces and
> sets a variable, and uses the variable on one line. The command(s)
> almost execute but then it isn't what you would expect.
> MORE="| more"
> LS_CMD="$LS $1 $MORE"
> Any help will be greatly appreciated. This would be easily done in
> or C, but the user is hard core KSH so this must be in the KSH.
> Thanks again.
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