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Old 11-23-2007
Script syntax...does this work?

Hi all, I'm just a basic unix scripto...does the following lines work??

I saw this lines from a script I was about to modify, please take note that these are not the original directories and the sign ( " ) is in there.

"/destination/directory" "/origin/directory"

If I add a command line in the "destination/directory" will it work even if it has the double quotes sign?

"/destination/directory/`date +%m%d%y`" "/origin/directory"

Please take note that the "/destination/directory" is the current server I'm at, while the "/origin/directory" is a remote server from someplace else and we use FTP for transfer.

Thanks thanks. Smilie
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Old 11-25-2007
Should be fine, double quotes don't escape backticks
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Old 11-26-2007
Originally Posted by Smiling Dragon
Should be fine, double quotes don't escape backticks
Thanks for the reply, Smilie
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Old 11-26-2007
Incidentally, I prefer using `date +%y%m%d` when embedding dates in filenames, as the resultant files are listed in time order when you do an "ls".

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