The execit.link Shell Script

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#! /bin/sh
# execit.link - use after make-ing execit to link the MH versions automatically

incfile=execit.include
if [ ! -r $incfile ]
then
    echo "`basename $0`: can't read '$incfile'; quitting." 1>&2
    exit 1
fi

outdir=${HOME?}/.bin

# EACH LINE OF $incfile HAS LINK NAME AND PROGRAM, LIKE THIS:
#   "thanks", "/usr/local/mh/repl",
# USE sed TO GRAB FIRST WORD ON EACH LINE, WITHOUT THE QUOTES.
for link in `sed 's/^[^"]*"\([^"][^"]*\)".*/\1/' $incfile`
do
    rm -f $outdir/$link
    ln $outdir/execit $outdir/$link
done
exit 0

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Last change $Date: 1996/06/06 15:13:44 $

This file is from the third edition of the book MH & xmh: Email for Users & Programmers, ISBN 1-56592-093-7, by Jerry Peek. Copyright 1991, 1992, 1995 by O'Reilly & Associates, Inc. This file is freely-available; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation. For more information, see the file copying.htm.

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