[OT] Does "~" always point to $HOME?
dghatikachalam at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 06:53:17 UTC 2007
On 1/26/07, Dak Ghatikachalam <dghatikachalam at gmail.com> wrote:
> I write shells script extensively , I have noticed
> ~ -> gets a subsitution for $HOME
> ~userid - >gets you the $HOME for that user
> meaning if you have have logged in as root and if you want to run some
> script on oracle home even though you logged in as root you can simplly
> ~oracle/runme.sh -- > will run the runme.sh in Oracle home directory
> On 1/25/07, youshi10 at u.washington.edu <youshi10 at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> > Hello again,
> > I'm revising some documentation that has examples of running Unix
> > commands and I want to make sure that my steps are correct, such that I can
> > substitute the tilde character ('~') for $HOME. The only issue I can see
> > with this is an improper configuration with sudo (ran into some problems
> > with $HOME in the past using sudo on Gentoo), but I'm pretty sure that
> > sudo's setup on the machine cluster properly.
> > TIA,
> > -Garrett
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