Scott Klement <klemscot@klements.com> 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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