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Old 01-23-2008
mailx question


in the middle of my sh script, I am using mailx like this:

mailx -s "Sybase Installation on $i" < /net/share/shared/install.output.$i

"i" stands for the remote server such as SIROE

I am expecting to receive an email with subject "Sybase Installation on SIROE" and attachment the file /net/share/shared/install.output.siroe

The email I am receiving as the subject: Sybase Installation on
$i is not affected inside " "

any idea please?
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Old 01-24-2008
I can't see where i is declared, but you can try : ${i} and see if this solves the problem.
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Old 01-24-2008

mailx -s "Sybase Installation on "$i < /net/share/shared/install.output.$i
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