[lug] bash script functions

Ken Weinert kenw at ihs.com
Tue Nov 6 12:37:48 MST 2001

> * Jason Davis (jd_480 at hotmail.com) wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > im runnina bash script to back up files. i use a function
> > that determines if the file i want to backup has been created for the day
> > then responds accordingly...works but bash tries to interpert echos that
> > i do in the function as commands..giving me trival errors like command
> > does not exist. script below...(some stuff wraped by hotmail)

// script parts elided

> > $(ROTATE)
> > $(GETZIP)

why are you executing these in a subshell? Shouldn't this just be:



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