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Old 10-27-2004, 12:53 AM   #1
Kilahchris
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Trying to create a startup script for tuxnes emulator


Im trying to create a startup script for the tuxnes emulator so far i have this

Quote:
#!/bin/bash


echo "Which game would you like to play"


read X

if [ -n "$X"];

then


tuxnes --renderer=auto --geometry=1024x768 --format=mu8 --sound=/dev/dsp --soundrate=44100 --js1=/dev/js0 $X;

else

echo "no such file found"
fi
when i run ./tuxnes.sh

i get the prompt that ask for "which game you would like to play"
I then enter Metroid.nes and soon after I pres enter i recieve this error

./tuxnes.sh: line 9: [: missing `]'
no such file found

Im very new to writing scripts. Can someone tell me what is wrong with this one. Line 9 seems ok to me.????????



*****UPDATE I finally figured it out ***************
There is no space between "X" and ] in [ -n "X"] thats why it couldnt work ...

Last edited by Kilahchris; 10-27-2004 at 01:02 AM.
 
Old 10-28-2004, 05:27 AM   #2
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./tuxnes.sh: line 9: [: missing `]'

Wow! That /bin/bash sure is smart :P
 
  


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