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Re: Conditional Bug?

Joel J. Adamson wrote:
> Okay, I've done some more testing and found that the problem is with
> my parameter assignment.  In the tar invocation, I need all the
> filenames submitted in the command, and various combinations of $* and
> $@ with and without quotes don't seem to work: they either use the
> whole list as a single argument, which brought up the error I
> originally posted, or only use the first directory (~/ado in my
> example).
> What is the proper way to refer to all command line arguments?

You probably want "$@", but I don't really understand what you mean by
"not working", since they do :-).

See if this part of the users' guide helps:


Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
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