Re: bash quoting problems
> I have a problem with the following sed snippet
> sed -i s"|^\( *PATH="\)\(.*\)|\1$ADD:\2|" ~/profile-test
> I need soft quotes in order for $ADD to expand and I also need to math
> against one doublequote in the regexp in for $ADD to be put in the
> corrct place. Does anyone know how to do this?
You may want to consider putting the sed script in a file and using the
-f script (or --file=script) option instead.
No quoting needed. ;)
BTW, since Squeeze default shell is dash, not bash
Tomas Kral <firstname.lastname@example.org>