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Re: Setup hangs in postinstall
On Wed, 10 Dec 2003, Michael Robbert wrote:
> > Have you tried to strace it?
> Yes, I think that this was included in my initial Email. strace produces
> no output. I have tried attaching to a running/hung one as well as
> strace sh -c TEST=`uname -s`
> Both produced nothing, I suspect that the hang is actually happening
> outside of the sh that I create in the latter.
BTW, if you don't escape the backticks ("`"s), they will be evaluated in
the *current* shell. You should try to run
strace sh -c 'TEST=`uname -s`'
(note the single quotes). You can see the difference by comparing the
output of "sh -cx TEST=`uname -s`" and "sh -cx 'TEST=`uname -s`'".
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