BASH script quote problem

Scott Morris scottmmorris at hotpop.com
Thu Nov 2 22:22:33 MST 2006


Michael A. Cleverly wrote:
> On 11/2/06, Andy Bradford <amb-plug at bradfords.org> wrote:
>> Thus said Scott Morris on Thu, 02 Nov 2006 14:59:49 MST:
>>
>> > Any thoughts on how this could be accomplished?
>>
>> How about:
>>
>> #!/bin/sh
>> RECIP=scottmmorris at hotpop.com
>> ls | mail -s "Running on `hostname` - sent" "$RECIP"
> 
> Or even:
> 
> ls | mail -s "Running on $HOSTNAME - sent" $RECIP
> 
> since $HOSTNAME is a bash built-in variable.
> 
> Michael
> 

Rock on, thanks.  That helped.  You all rule.

Scott




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