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Re: ": ambiguous redirect" error

From: Philip Lijnzaad
Subject: Re: ": ambiguous redirect" error
Date: 15 Oct 2001 11:54:54 +0100

> I've tried to add the ability to have a place that always contains the
> updated files, as described in the CVS ducument in section C.7.2 and placed
> the line 
> ^Test (date; cat; (sleep 2; cd /home/rabusch/testing; cvs -q update -d) &)
>>> $CVSROOT/CVSROOT/updatelog 2>&1
> in the loginfo file, but it didn't work, and when I commit something, I get
> the message ": ambiguous redirect".

I think that should be:

^Test (date; cat; sleep 2; cd /home/rabusch/testing; cvs -q update -d ) >> 
$CVSROOT/CVSROOT/updatelog 2>&1 &

(untested though). Make sure that the default shell for this user is right
(sh-style, not csh).  I think the extra pair of braces is needed, so I left
them out.


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