it simply runs perfecly from the c/l and not anywhere i put it in that
file. i think im going to start over with this install ( a floppy !)
im living dangereously anyway, havent backed up. then i can put
everything inits place and try again. somewhere somethining is being
thrown and not being caught. i just lookd over permissions/ownership,
etc. time to stop noodling, i guess
>no i didnt understand that completely till now, thanks ... and it
>doesnt run that way either, so ive elimnated them.
>but i only put them in after running the string unmodified, like i
>i keep thinking its the nature of the command and how it fits with the
>others. im not theory-strong, so im a guesser. so despite that it said
>dont edit below, i put that sed script right below the other similaar
>command. and it works flawlessly. that's why i sleep for 30 sec. i
>dont know if this is relevant. but my unitiiated mind is thinking
>sequence when syntax seems to be at least adequate. i will run it
>sommore, i had lunch, maybe it feels like running
>>>thanks, this is great
>>>backticks, yes.. or no?
>>You understand that the purpose of backticks is to run a program, collects
>>its output, and then substitute that output back into the command line,
>>don't you? E.g.
>>echo `ls foo*`
>>will execute the command "ls foo*" and then use its output as the arguments
>>to the "echo" command.
>>So when you do:
>>`/mnt/router/ppp/upload` ftp.california.com index.html user pass
>>it will run the upload script, and take whatever output it produces, which
>>I'll refer to as XXX, and then execute:
>>XXX ftp.california.com index.html user pass
>>If that's not what you want, get rid of the backticks.
>>>i dont understand ur ?
>>>the upload is not a 'command' , its that script below, i'm sorry for
>>>stating the obviou
>>I'm sorry for using confusing terminology, a script is just one way of
>>creating a command.
>>I didn't realize that your script calls itself.
>>Genuity, Woburn, MA
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