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Re: something strange with rsh/ssh + bash/tcsh is happening. Please advise

vzweije@sense.xs4all.nl (Vincent Zweije) wrote:

> It's not a bug. It's a feature. :)
>     /bin/sh   -c '/bin/echo' '1111'
>     /bin/tcsh -c '/bin/echo' '1111'
>     /bin/tcsh -c '/bin/echo' '1111'
> So it runs the command /bin/echo with $1=1111.  However, /bin/echo
> doesn't use $1, and only prints an empty line which you see.

Aha.  So what does echo use?  When I type "/bin/echo foo bar" at the
prompt, it's also the shell that hands over the line to echo, and it
does that after splitting the lines into words - so where is the
difference?  (I see it, it's on my screen, but why?)

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster
Inst. f. Biochemie der Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer

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