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Old 12-11-2009, 12:02 AM   #1
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commands with variable

how to assign the commands like ls ,find ,rm to variable in linux.

for ex:
i need to delete the log files automatically every day using crontab.
Old 12-11-2009, 12:12 AM   #2
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Old 12-11-2009, 12:24 AM   #3
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thanks for reply.we got the following errors

[root@ebs httpd]# c=$find . -name *.txt
-bash: .: -n: invalid option
.: usage: . filename [arguments]
[root@ebs httpd]#
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could not understand what are you trying to do there.
If you have assign the result of a command to a variable please use the format specified by ghostdog74, put the whole command in the brackets, preceded by a $.


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