[CentOS] nash on centos 5.2

Tue Aug 19 23:46:38 UTC 2008
Spiro Harvey, Knossos Networks Ltd <spiro at knossos.net.nz>

> ln -sf /sbin/nash sleep
> sleep 5
> nash cannot open 5: no such file or directory
> Why doesnt that work?

for the same reason that running "nash 5" won't work.

the first parameter of nash is expected to be a script name.

if you want to feed "sleep 5" into nash, you would give:

sleep 5 | /sbin/nash

"man nash" is your friend.

Spiro Harvey                  Knossos Networks Ltd
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