Weird problems, compiling/making

Geoff thunderlove at qwest.net
Wed Mar 13 17:11:26 PST 2002


> Can someone answer my other 2 questions:

Sure  (c:

> Why does the 'echo' command not like this symbol
> (apostrophe)

It's not 'echo', it's 'bash'   Bash thinks you are 
passing a string as a parameter, so it tries to find 
an end-quote.   So, you need to escape the 
single-quote:

        echo \'

> And say I have a hint, how do I post it.
>  It's for gdm (Gnome display manager) without having
> to installing all of gnome

check out
http://hints.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/WRITING_HINTS

geoff

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