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A variable is a name, if correctly chosen with a symbolic meaning, that holds a value or values. Use this tag if your question is specific on the use of variables on shell scripting (if you want to ask about variables in programming languages you should probably ask on StackOverflow)

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In the release for Bash-5.0 it is mentioned that they added BASH_ARGV0: a new variable that expands to $0 and sets $0 on assignment. What is the purpose of this? When is this an improvement over just using $0? …
asked Jan 8 by RasmusWL