Re: Help with a bash script please
On Friday 14 Jan 2011 09:41:34 shawn wilson wrote:
> On Jan 14, 2011 4:33 AM, "Adrian Levi" <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I have the following bash script and it fails at line 14 and 15
> > (7zparameters= and 7zfilename=) I have tried everything i can think of
> > to get it to work, the answer has to be simple but i can't figure it.
It would be helpful if questions like this tell us how it fails. I assume
there's an error message?
> > 7zparameters='a -si -mhe=on -ppassword -t7z -m0=lzma -mx=9 -mfb=64
> > -md=32m -ms=on -l'
> > 7zfilename='Daily backup - `date +%a" "%h" "%H%M"
> Check your quotes. There might be other things but it looks like you're
> missing a tick after date. Also a decent IDE would make this pretty plain
> to you - I use vim.
That looks like the culprit. If fixing that doesn't solve the problem run the
script with "sh -x". That will show up a lot of errors in a script.