[tex-live] Re: Problem with TeXLive install-pkg.sh on Mac OS X

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Fri Sep 19 11:55:14 CEST 2003

On Friday 19 September 2003 08:55, Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> >    (cd $CDDIR; $XARGS sh -c '$TARPROG cf - $* | (cd '"$TEXDIR"'; umask
> > 0;$TARPROG xf -)' sh <<$work_dir/files)
> I don't feel enough of a shell expert to know why the inner $TARPROG
> ends up empty. can anyone else comment?

I'm not an shell expert either. However, could it be that variable expansion 
is shut off by using single quotes. e.g.:

echo  "$TARPROG"
echo '$TARPROG'

shows it.

Please apologize if my comment reveals that I hadn't understood anything.


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