[CentOS] scp scripting question

Fri Oct 12 19:05:24 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Fri, Oct 12, 2012 at 12:44 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> So, my manager, in zsh, can do the following:
> scp -i =(ssh -qnx <snip> cat /etc/ks/ks_dsa) localfile server:/whereitgoes
> Does anyone have any ideas what the syntax in bash is? I've been playing
> with this for hours. My manager says that zsh treats the cat'd key as a
> file, while if you try it with bash, replacing the = with <, it asks for
> the passphrase of what must be a socket.

In bash <(command ...) should give you /dev/fd/## - connected to the
output of the command.  Which seems like it should work for that.

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com