Re: Linux 2.6.12-rc3

From: Bodo Eggert <>
Date: Sun Apr 24 2005 - 10:13:40 EST

Greg KH <greg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Feel free to make it better, I have never claimed to be a bash
> programmer :)

Just some basic comments:

> #!/bin/bash

set -e

> DIR=$1
> mkdir $DIR
> cd $DIR

General rule: _*Allways*_ use quotes for variable expansion.


$ md foo\ bar
$ DIR=Foo\ bar
$ cd $DIR
bash: cd: foo: No such file or directory

Top 100 things you don't want the sysadmin to say:
70. Hmm, maybe if I do this...

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