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Old 08-03-2010, 09:33 PM   #1
GreYFoXGTi
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Question Terminal commands working in terminal but not in a script


Code:
cd /tw
./DDRace_Stable -f CFG_xyz_ddrace3.cfg
those 2 lines run fine if i run them in the terminal 1 by 1
but if i put them in say qwe.sh and of course make the permissions executable
they don't
DDRace_Stable doesn't find CFG_xyz_ddrace3.cfg

i also tried giving the full path for both DDRace_Stable and the CFG
Solution:
Code:
#!/bin/bash
cd /tw
while [ 1 ]
do
./DDRace_Stable -f CFG_xyz_ddrace3.cfg
done
exit 1

Last edited by GreYFoXGTi; 08-03-2010 at 10:31 PM.
 
Old 08-04-2010, 09:36 AM   #2
Laurens73
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Perhaps you're interested in an other way of solving the problem. It is about the quotes missing in the script. Adding two double-quotes will also make your script working:

Code:
cd /tw
./DDRace_Stable "-f CFG_xyz_ddrace3.cfg"
 
  


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