Bash issue

William Park opengeometry-FFYn/CNdgSA at
Fri Jul 30 23:28:47 UTC 2004

On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 06:57:54PM -0400, Gilles Fourchet wrote:
> William Park wrote:
> >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.
> > 
> >
> I agree.  It seems that when I add the "-a firefox" in the variable,
> it is not well treated by the shell.

Everything works here, as expected.

    firefox &
    /usr/local/firefox/mozilla-xremote-client "openURL(, new-tab)"
    /usr/local/firefox/mozilla-xremote-client "openFile(file:///etc/, new-tab)"

Try a simple script for start, eg.


    if ! $REMOTE "openURL($1, new-tab)"; then
	$TARGET "$1" &

William Park, Open Geometry Consulting, <opengeometry at>
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