Tricky Quoting Issue in BASH

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Wed Jan 4 16:19:33 MST 2006


On Tue, Jan 03, 2006 at 10:10:50PM -0700, plug.org at 2nerds.com wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Jan 2006, Charles Curley wrote:
> > I can build what looks like a perfectly good command, echo
> > it, then run it. But the exclude pattern is ignored.
> 
> I've had better luck with something like this:
> 
>  opts="-va --exclude=*~ --delete --delete-excluded" 
>  cmd="rsync $opts $src $dst"
>  echo $cmd 
>  $cmd 

Thanks, that did the trick.

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> Chris
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