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Re: Can someone explain this?


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Can someone explain this?
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2011 09:28:19 +0100
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Bob Proulx <address@hidden> writes:

> Dennis Williamson wrote:
>> Yes, do your quoting like this:
>> ssh localhost 'bash -c "cd /tmp; pwd"'
>
> I am a big fan of piping the script to the remote shell.
>
>   $ echo "cd /tmp && pwd" | ssh example.com bash
>   /tmp

Even better:

$ ssh example.com bash <<\EOF
cd /tmp && pwd
EOF

That avoids having to watch out for ' vs " quoting.

Andreas.

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