Michael Bevilacqua on 20 Sep 2010 06:45:00 -0700

[Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: [PLUG] Building a command from variables in BASH

On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 9:35 AM, Gavin W. Burris <bug@sas.upenn.edu> wrote:
Passing variables to sed bit me recently.  I finally figured it out,
proper use of the quotes and escapes, which seems painfully obvious now:

Proper quoting in bash always seems to bite me when I least expect it.  Thanks to all that replied in this thread.

Michael D. Bevilacqua
Philadelphia Linux Users Group         --        http://www.phillylinux.org
Announcements - http://lists.phillylinux.org/mailman/listinfo/plug-announce
General Discussion  --   http://lists.phillylinux.org/mailman/listinfo/plug