[svlug] Baffled by bash

Jeff Frost jeff at frostconsultingllc.com
Sat Jan 20 14:59:50 PST 2007


You're probably trying to write to a directory you don't have write access in.

On Sat, 20 Jan 2007, Skip Evans wrote:

> Hey all,
>
> I'm on a client's server trying to export a MySQL
> database, something I've done a gajillion times,
> but I'm getting results from this bash shell I
> don't understand. See below:
>
> [skip at www-lax-001 phpMyAdmin]$ mysqldump -u
> pointleader -p pointsdata > points.sql
> -bash: points.sql: No such file or directory
>
> Why does it think points.sql should be an existing
> file? I Googled for 'bash shell redirect' and
> found a page saying I needed a '&' in front of the
> '>' char, but got the same results.
>
> What gives?
>
> Thanks!!!
>

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