Re: shell problem after bo upgrade
On Apr 7, John M. Rulnick wrote
>Help needed. After upgrading today to bo's base and devel (and a few
>others), I'm receiving the following message:
>sh: -c:line 1:missing closing ')' for arithmetic expression
>sh: -c:line 1:syntax error near unexpected token ';'
>sh: -c:line 1:'((gv /tmp/MO233499B410060202.ps); rm /tmp/MO233499B410060202.ps )&'
>when I try to view a PostScript file under Netscape. For a long time
>I have had 'gv %s' set up as a Helper under Netscape, with no
>problems; clearly gv is being invoked, but is failing. What's
>happening? Any pointers greatly appreciated. (Please "CC:" me
>directly if possible.)
I had to deal with the same problem, and decided to change my
/bin/sh to point to ash instead of bash. This solves this
problem but can create others. One problem I noticed already is
that ash doesn't seem to recognize ~usr or even ~.
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