[rrd-users] Re: Shell Variable Substitution and Split Lines (problem)

Alex van den Bogaerdt alex at ergens.op.het.net
Mon Aug 18 09:22:40 MEST 2003

On Mon, Aug 18, 2003 at 02:36:19PM +0930, Iain Buchanan wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-08-18 at 11:18, phill.glasson at ap.effem.com wrote:

> > It breaks whenever it encounters a line of text that contains a space, 
> > even if I quote the string, it still breaks.
> > I've checked the output, and the only thing I can see that's different is 
> > the way the double quotes are handled.

> Am I right is guessing that you start the process like this:
> $ script "arg with spaces" arg2 arg3

then inside "script" :

rrdtool "$2" "$3" "$1"

and not

rrdtool $2 $3 $1


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