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Ephphatha
Dec 18, 2009






Glad you got it sorted. For reference you could also surround the variable name in curly braces
code:
mv ${DATE}10* /${DATE}/October/
or quote the variable (using double quotes specifically)
code:
mv "$DATE"10* /"$DATE"/October/
I usually prefer the first form since it's a syntax that's been reused in many other languages.

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Nov 20, 2004

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Grimey Drawer

Good to know, the { } method looks a bit cleaner, but putting the entire variable in " " makes sense as well, so I may edit over to one of those just to keep things Best PracticeTM. Thanks.

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