Error from bash I've never seen before.
yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 13 20:39:17 UTC 2010
On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 21:23:24 +0100, Steve <yorvik.ubunto at googlemail.com>
> On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 21:15:21 +0100, Ray Parrish <crp at cmc.net> wrote:
>> I was just trying to run a short script that allows me to Tweet on
>> Twitter from the command line, and got a strange error I don't know how
>> to diagnose. Here is the error message -
>> ray at RaysComputer:~$ Tweet.sh "OPB Radio rocks the state of Oregon!"
>> bash: !": event not found
>> ray at RaysComputer:~$
>> I don't think it's a script error, as I have been using it with no
>> problems, and the error message seems to be complaining about the
>> exclamation mark at the end of my command line for some reason that I
>> have no clue about.
>> Just in case it's the script causing the error, here is it's code as
>> well -
>> curl -u "username":"password" -d status="$*"
>> http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml > /dev/null
>> echo "Tweet, tweet!!!"
>> Note that I have replaced my username, and password in the script with
>> those words so as not to endanger my Twitter account with this posting.
>> Thanks for any help you can be.
>> Later, Ray Parrish
> Isn’t ! a bash command
Use single quotes, eg. Tweet.sh 'OPB Radio rocks the state of Oregon!'
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