[SunHELP] dirname command pipe failure

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Tue Jun 29 09:34:52 CDT 2004

" From: "Jopson, Andy" <Andrew.Jopson at Rolls-Royce.com>
" You're a godsend Andrew! Works perfectly now.

drop me a roller in the mail...		;^>

" It's clear that I have to read a book on the korn shell before anything
" else. The man pages are practically useless for learning. I downloaded
" learning the korn shell in 21 days last night and O'Reilly's Learning the
" Korn Shell (CD Bookshelf). If they turn out to be any good, I'll buy one of
" them. Can you recommend any others? 

nope.  i learned shell programming around '89 when i was at bell labs.
they sent me to the 5-day at&t course when it was brought to my

then i spent two years programming tools - mostly in shell - for my
group.  with the whole group and six test systems running off one
1.5mips cpu, i got good at performance tuning.

that was also my first job as a sysadm.  and btw, we were developing a
product which became the mainstay of the factory we were attached to,
for most of the '90s.  
Andrew Hay                                  the genius nature
internet rambler                            is to see what all have seen
adh at an.bradford.ma.us                       and think what none thought

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