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I m passing a variable stringg from Unix shell which has value 'Good Day' to ansible and from ansible to a second shell script where it print only Good instead of 'Good Day'

passing the variable stringg from unix shell script1.sh
Code:
echo $stringg
  ansible-playbook install.yml -i /web/hostfiles/myhost.txt --extra-vars "mystring=$stringg"



then passing the variable from ansible install.yml to unix shell script2.sh like this
Code:
     shell: /web/operations/script2.sh "{{mystring}}" chdir=/web/operations/



Then printing in the second unix shell script2.sh like this
Code:
echo "Printing:::::"
  echo $*

Output:
Quote:


Good Day

Printing:::::
Good



Can you please tell me why is the second script only printing Good instead of Good Day ?
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Originally Posted by mohtashims
I m passing a variable stringg from Unix shell which has value 'Good Day' to ansible and from ansible to a second shell script where it print only Good instead of 'Good Day'

Code:
echo $stringg
  ansible-playbook install.yml -i /web/hostfiles/myhost.txt --extra-vars "mystring=$stringg"

I suppose the problem is this:

Code:
"mystring=$stringg"

because it is quoted on the outside, so the shell which interprets the command ansible-playbook ... will not interfere, but what is inside the quotes is interpreted by this ansible-playbook-command. Inside is an unquoted string, though, and if this command works similar to a shell it will interpret the string:

Code:
mystring=Good day

as declaration of the variable "mystring" with a value of "Good" and (maybe silently) drop "day" as a redundant word. Try it this way:

Code:
"mystring=\"$stringg\""

which might work (i don't know this ansible-playbook command, so you will have to try).

I hope this helps.

bakunin
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