Scott Klement <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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