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Re: [SLE] Backup script, to date-stamp file & delete backup files Older than 7 days
  • From: pinto <pinto45@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 08:06:37 +0000
  • Message-id: <200405230806.37400.pinto45@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 22 May 2004 21:42, Robert Paulsen wrote:
> If you put a backslash as the last character on a line it "protects" the
> enter key from the shell so the shell thinks there is still more to come
> for the command you have typed (as if you hadn't hit enter yet). It (the
> backslash) is effectively a continuation character when it is the last
> character on a line.
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thank you, kindly . . . most helpful.

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