I feel stupid -- determine the full path to a file

Dave Smith dave at thesmithfam.org
Thu Dec 6 14:58:14 MST 2007


Andrew McNabb wrote:
> In this case, you're lucky to have an obvious solution.  Sometimes you
> just can't do it in Bash.  I spent a long time once trying to run a
> command with a dynamically built argument list--something like this:
>
> argument_list="arg1 arg2 arg3"
> some_program $argument_list
>   

xargs?

--Dave



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