Re: Debconf syntax error message that I don't understand
Steve Langasek wrote:
On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 10:02:33PM +0200, Frank Küster wrote:
Doesn't work, unfortunately:
# now get rid of the commas by assigning to the positional parameters
These variable names don't match,
+ IFS= printf %s\n SUBST texlive-base/texconfig_ignorantbinarydvipdfmx
So that explains this output when using an empty $IFS.
. /usr/share/debconf/confmodule # just reads in this file
# just read the file into the script. run script with
sh -x (yuour script)
too bad nobody every wrote a good sh debugger !
if you want help with IFS read the awk(1) about field separators if bash's writeup is confusing
about fields and records auto-parsed from input files. (in this case used as sh function arguments)