[PLUG] Shell script problem

Vaibhav Kulkarni netvaibhav at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 05:45:19 PDT 2007


On 8/4/07, Sushant Bhadkamkar <mailsushant at gmail.com> wrote:
> This did create a directory but I wasn't taken to it.After a bit of
> experimenting I found out that adding /bin/sh at the end (ie opening any
> subshell) does the work.
> My question is why does the script work this way?Is there any other way to
> do this?

Try sourcing your script. Assuming script name to be date-dir.sh, try this--

    . date-dir.sh

or

    source date-dir.sh

Hope that helps.

-- 
Vaibhav



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