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aesub(1)							      aesub(1)

	aesub -	substitute and echo strings

	aesub [	option...  ] string ...
	aesub -Help
	aesub -VERSion

	The aesub command is used to perform the usual aesub(5)	substitutions
	on its command line arguments, and then	echo them to the standard out-

   Shell Script	Quoting
	The aesub(1) command is	often used in shell scripts.  It is important
	to remember that the shell will	do its own substitutions on the	com-
	mand line argument before it invokes the aesub(1) command.  Usually,
	you don't want this to happen, so you need to use single (') quotes to
	do this.  (The shell continues to substitute inside double (")

	Quote aesub(1) arguments using ' single	' quotes.

	The following options are understood:

		This option may	be used	to specify that	the project baseline
		is the subject of the command.

	-Change	number
		This option may	be used	to specify a particular	change within
		a project.  See	aegis(1) for a complete	description of this

	-File filename
		Take the text to be substituted	from the specified file.  The
		filename `-' is	understood to mean the standard	input.

		This option may	be used	to obtain more information about how
		to use the aesub program.

	-Project name
		This option may	be used	to select the project of interest.
		When no	-Project option	is specified, the AEGIS_PROJECT	envi-
		ronment	variable is consulted.	If that	does not exist,	the
		user's $HOME/.aegisrc file is examined for a default project
		field (see aeuconf(5) for more information).  If that does not
		exist, when the	user is	only working on	changes	within a sin-
		gle project, the project name defaults to that project.	 Oth-
		erwise,	it is an error.

	See also aegis(1) for options common to	all aegis commands.

	All options may	be abbreviated;	the abbreviation is documented as the
	upper case letters, all	lower case letters and underscores (_) are op-
	tional.	 You must use consecutive sequences of optional	letters.

	All options are	case insensitive, you may type them in upper case or
	lower case or a	combination of both, case is not important.

	For example: the arguments "-project", "-PROJ" and "-p"	are all	inter-
	preted to mean the -Project option.  The argument "-prj" will not be
	understood, because consecutive	optional characters were not supplied.

	Options	and other command line arguments may be	mixed arbitrarily on
	the command line, after	the function selectors.

	The GNU	long option names are understood.  Since all option names for
	aesub are long,	this means ignoring the	extra leading '-'.  The	"--op-
	tion=value" convention is also understood.

	The aesub command will exit with a status of 1 on any error.  The ae-
	sub command will only exit with	a status of 0 if there are no errors.

	See aegis(1) for a list	of environment variables which may affect this
	command.  See aepconf(5) for the project configuration file's
	project_specific field for how to set environment variables for	all
	commands executed by Aegis.

		Available string substitutions.

	aesub version 4.25.D510
	Copyright (C) 1991, 1992, 1993,	1994, 1995, 1996, 1997,	1998, 1999,
	2000, 2001, 2002, 2003,	2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,	2008, 2009, 2010,
	2011, 2012 Peter Miller

	The aesub program comes	with ABSOLUTELY	NO WARRANTY; for details use
	the 'aesub -VERSion License' command.  This is free software and you
	are welcome to redistribute it under certain conditions; for details
	use the	'aesub -VERSion	License' command.

	Peter Miller   E-Mail:
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