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Old 06-06-2011
Calling commands with ksh

Hi,

I am not able to run below command on linux, it however works on solaris. If anyone knows the reason and a solution for it can you please let me know ?

Linux
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Code:
$> ksh 'echo hi'
ksh: echo hi: No such file or directory
$> which ksh
/usr/bin/ksh

Solaris
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Code:
$> ksh 'echo hi'
hi

Regards,
Krishna

Last edited by pludi; 06-06-2011 at 02:52 PM..
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Old 06-06-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by krishnaux
Hi,

I am not able to run below command on linux, it however works on solaris. If anyone knows the reason and a solution for it can you please let me know ?
Most shells expect to be given filenames when run in that fashion. The -c option tells it to run the following as literal script content. Try ksh -c 'echo hi'. Hopefully that should work fine on both.
# 3  
Old 06-07-2011
MySQL

Thanks very much !! this is what i was looking for and it works Smilie
 

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