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Re: [SLUG] Prblem with bash and rsync
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Prblem with bash and rsync
- From: Jobst Schmalenbach <jobst@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2005 12:14:48 +1100
- Organization: Barrett Consulting Group Pty Ltd
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On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 10:59:53AM +1100, Ian Wienand (ianw@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 10:40:45AM +1100, Jobst Schmalenbach wrote:
> > COMMAND="$RSYNC -rlptgoD --delete --delete-excluded --exclude .snapshot --exclude \"Temporary Internet Files\" /$d/ $TARGET"
> > if [ $DEBUG == 1 ]; then $ECHO $COMMAND; fi
> > $COMMAND
> Try using eval around this, e.g.
> eval $COMMAND
> You need bash to re-evaluate those quotes so it understands it should
> be one argument.
******** THANK YOU !!!!!!!!!!!!! ***********
I dont quite understand why (maybe I am to much thinking
of perls and phps eval stuff) .... especially if I
read bash's man page which does not mention anything
about what you suggested.
Further if I consider
--exclude \"\"Temporary Internet Files\"\"
which after the shell got it should(?) be
--exclude \"Temporary Internet Files\"
and further if I pass a construct to other
util they are still "kept together", eg:
$MKDIR \"this is a spacy name\"
But thank you, its working ...
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