[oclug] password mode
jeb at burkby.com
Sun Nov 16 13:20:58 EST 2003
On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 12:30:12 -0500, Robert Echlin wrote:
> I am running them in a for loop, so that the invocation of rsync differs
> only in the name of the target machine. It's about 40 characters long,
> so I don't want to have to eyeball two invocations to see if I changed
> them both in the same way when I do make changes.
> I think I actually need to use &# or whatever it is to check the results
> of each invocation of rsync, then break out of the for loop. I have a
> couple of references on my desk, so it will be a piece of cake when I go
> back to it. I just didn't think of it at the time.
You can do it with "$?" (man bash) but for your case I think the easiest
for HOST in ...; do
rsync ... $HOST ... || break
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