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Re: Dashes vs slashes in a oneliner

by robartes (Priest)
on Jan 30, 2003 at 19:00 UTC ( #231411=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Dashes vs slashes in a oneliner

Not going into the fact that there are probably a lot of ways to do this differently (this way, you are launching three processes to do a simple substition in a file), I hazard a guess that `uname -n` is returning a string that contains a dash, whereas it did not before. Unfortunately, if that's the problem, you are pretty much obliged to change the scripts...


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Re: Re: Dashes vs slashes in a oneliner
by dragonchild (Archbishop) on Jan 30, 2003 at 19:21 UTC
    Personally, I'd go ahead and make sure every hostname on my network didn't have a '-', then make that a requirement for anyone using my ...

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Re: Re: Dashes vs slashes in a oneliner
by Rex(Wrecks) (Curate) on Jan 30, 2003 at 19:18 UTC
    Heh, not really. Since the machine is mine, I just change the hostname :)

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