Bash issue

William Park opengeometry-FFYn/CNdgSA at
Fri Jul 30 22:42:59 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 05:04:36PM -0400, Gilles Fourchet wrote:
> William Park wrote:
> >This
> >   /usr/share/firefox_0.9.1/mozilla-xremote-client -a firefox "ping ()"
> >and
> >   REMOTE="/usr/lib/mozilla/mozilla-xremote-client -a firefox"
> >   $REMOTE "ping ()"
> >are identical.
> > 
> >
> I agree.  Actually, my first idea was to include the "-a firefox" in
> the REMOTE variable.  But, if I do that, I get a "Usage:
> mozilla-xremote-client [COMMAND]" during the execution and it goes
> directly to the else (where it is supposed to go if Firefox is not
> running yet).

Well, the fact that you got
    Usage: mozilla-xremote-client ...
means that it called 'mozilla-xremote-client', as it should.  So, the
problem, if any, is somewhere else.

William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry at>
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