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[ale] Syntax problem



On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 11:29 -0400, Scott Warfield wrote:
> you need the quotes to pass everything as an argument to ssh to be
> executed by the remote server.  in this case, ps ax runs remotely piping
> the output locally to grep resulting in an attempt to kill a pid that
> may not exist at best... at worst, well, you can guess ;)

Oooh.  Good point.  Now if I can just figure out why syslog died on my
local system I'll be back to normal. ;-)

-Jim P.

> 
> answer to this.... escape $.  "\$1"
> 
> ssh machine "ps ax|grep namd|grep -v grep| awk '{print(\$1)}'|xargs
> kill"
> 
> On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 11:00 -0400, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> > On Wed, 2005-08-24 at 10:52 -0400, Dow_Hurst wrote:
> > > What is the proper way to get this command to work:
> > > 
> > > ssh machine "ps ax|grep namd|grep -v grep| awk '{print($1)}'|xargs kill"
> > 
> > Try this (no double quotes):
> >  ssh machine ps ax|grep namd|grep -v grep| awk '{print($1)}'|xargs kill
> > 
> > 
> > -Jim P.
> > 
> > 
> > 
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