On Tue, 16 Jun 2009 15:56:15 +0200 Bertram Scharpf <li...@bertram-scharpf.de> wrote:
> Hi, > > Am Dienstag, 16. Jun 2009, 09:09:09 -0400 schrieb Carmel NY: > > [...] It seems to work until I get to the copy part where it fails. > > > > My scripting skills are not that good. Perhaps someone could tell me > > what I am doing wrong. > > > > # copy the file to another directory using the base name > > cp $i /usr/home/tmp/$BN > > Please provide the error message next time. > > I guess the filenames contain spaces. Try > > cp "$i" "/usr/home/tmp/$BN" > > Bertram I am an idiot. The problem was that the directory did not exist. It was suppose to be "$HOME/tmp/$BN". However, I rarely use find and was not aware of the '-exec' function. I use that and it worked fine. Thanks to everyone for their assistance. -- Carmel _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"