Syntax

{syntaxhiglighter brush: bash} #!/bin/bash #Define bash global variable #This variable is global and can be used anywhere in this bash script VAR="global variable" function bash { #Define bash local variable #This variable is local to bash function only local VAR="local variable" echo $VAR } echo $VAR bash # Note the bash global variable did not change # "local" is bash reserved word echo $VAR {/syntaxhighlighter}