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# 8  
Old 03-16-2012
Code:
ARGS="$2""$3"

wrap with $2 and $3 if the contents of arguments contain special characters or spaces .
# 9  
Old 03-16-2012
bash

Hi,

You can do little bit modification from balajesuri's post

Code:
#! /bin/bash

CMD=$1
ARGS=${*:2:$#}

echo $CMD
echo $ARGS

Cheers,
RangaSmilie
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# 10  
Old 03-16-2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by codemaniac
Code:
ARGS="$2""$3"

wrap with $2 and $3 if the contents of arguments contain special characters or spaces .
Actually, quotes are only needed here if you want to add spaces or special characters but not if they are in the content of the variables. During assignment there is no expansion of the contents of the variables. This could also be written as:
Code:
ARGS=$2$3

However to add a space it would need to be:
Code:
ARGS="$2 $3"

To illustrate:

Code:
$ v='!@#$  %^     &*'
$ w=$v$v
$ printf "%s\n" "$v"
!@#$  %^     &*
$ printf "%s\n" "$w"
!@#$  %^     &*!@#$  %^     &*

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Old 03-16-2012
Thanks a lot scrutinizer for the enlightment .
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