Make that paired double
quotation marks: using single quotation marks will echo the command string itself -- as you will find out if you try it.
Originally Posted by GahseyFan
. . . can anyone give insight into how bash interprets the above line? Thanks!
Not easily, I usually take a pragmatic approach & add the quotation marks when white space, & especially new lines, are getting lost.
It's a long & daunting document, but the bash
man page is a starting point. Good luck.