Scott Klement <> writes:

> I do see something wrong with your syntax, so I'll try to explain it:
> If you're doing a command line:
>        lp5250d outputcommand='scs2ascii > /as400/scs$$$.txt'
> Then, (at least on my system) the shell is passing the following arguments
> to lp5250d:
>  arg 0: lp5250d
>  arg 1: outputcommand='scs2ascii
>  arg 2: >
>  arg 3: /as400/scs$$$.txt'

On every shell I have access to (ash, bash, ksh, zsh, tcsh, rc),
embedded quotes make no difference.  Which system treats single quotes
specially at the ends of strings but not in the middle?

"Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns; he should be drawn and quoted."
        -- Fred Allen

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