[linux-elitists] Re: CLI/Cygwin

Michael Shields shields@msrl.com
Tue Jan 6 17:42:00 PST 2004


In message <20040106200224.GC32512@ix.netcom.com>,
"Karsten M. Self" <kmself@ix.netcom.com> wrote:
> I typically keep a script "launch" for backgrounding processes out of
> job control:
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> #!/bin/bash
> # launch arguments
> exec $@ &

This should be:

    exec "$@" &

Without the quotes, arguments with spaces will not be handled
correctly.

Also, there is no reason for this to be a bash script instead of an
sh script.
-- 
Shields.
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