[mythtv-users] Channel Script Timeout
jan.ceuleers at computer.org
Tue Mar 24 16:46:17 UTC 2009
scott at tbwifi.ca wrote:
> Can someone share with me how to pass these arguments on to the other
> script and handle them properly in both? I am not much of a programmer at
> this point I'm afraid.
From man sh (in this case bash):
The shell treats several parameters specially. These parameters may
only be referenced; assignment to them is not allowed.
* Expands to the positional parameters, starting from one. When
the expansion occurs within double quotes, it expands to a sin-
gle word with the value of each parameter separated by the first
character of the IFS special variable. That is, "$*" is equiva-
lent to "$1c$2c...", where c is the first character of the value
of the IFS variable. If IFS is unset, the parameters are sepa-
rated by spaces. If IFS is null, the parameters are joined
without intervening separators.
So change your script to read as follows:
/usr/lib/bin/changesub.sh $* &
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