shell variable

A quick question from my mail bag: How do I display or get the date when a file was last time accessed? The best and simplest way is to use stat command. It displays file or file system status such as: => File size => File type => Inode number => UID/GID => File access […]


A shell variable may be assigned to by a statement using following syntax: var=value If value is not given, the variable is assigned the null string. In shell program it is quite useful to provide default value for variables. For example consider script: #!/bin/bash RSRC=$1 LOCAL=$2 rsync -avz -e ‘ssh ‘ user@myserver:$RSRC $LOCAL This […]