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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Making a script to copy files not seen before (using md5sum) Post 302849079 by gacanepa on Friday 30th of August 2013 08:50:38 PM
Old 08-30-2013
There you go.
Refer to this line:
Code:
+ grep -q /hd1/home/nick/test1.md5

The fact that the script stops there (and the fact that the command is incomplete) tells us that the error is in the previous command.
Replace the following line:
Code:
FMD5=md5sum $f

With
Code:
FMD5=$(md5sum $f)

The error resides in that the shell is not expanding the result of the md5sum command, therefore you lack one argument in the grep command that follows.
Please let me know how it goes.
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