[PD] [shell] on OSX...

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Thu Oct 18 18:04:00 CEST 2007

Derek Holzer wrote:
> Hi IOhannes,
> thanks for the clarifications. I understand now why [shell] doesn't stay 
> in "/home/derek" between commands.
> I'm not so good at shell scripts, so bear with me for a second....
> What I'd like to do is pass variables.... so, for example:
> cd /home/derek && mkdir test_$1

in this complicated example i would suggest to run
"mkdir /home/derek/test_$1" :-)

> --where $1 is a number created by PD and sent to the shell script. The 
> dir name could be constructed by [nsprint], for example, as it may have 
> other variable as well. The shell script would only need a single 
> variable to receive the constructed dir name.
> Does that make sense? Is this easy to do?

if it get's more complicated just do it like this

cd /home/derek
mkdir test_$1

and call your script with [/path/to/myscript.sh $1(


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