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How to check it on a remote machine?

Posted on 2006-10-25
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Hello,

How can I run

                         if [ -e $SOME_PAH ]

on a remote machine as I do on a local?

I tried  ssh  $REMOTE_MACHINE  ls  $SOME_PATH which works fine but I think it is no reliable. Also I tried

fyn = `  ssh $REMOTE_MACHINE [ -e $SOME_PATH] $$ echo y `

but does'nt work!

any comments or advice?

thanks,
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Question by:akohan
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by:akohan
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It was funny since the second statement now it is working!!!  I had left a space after and after equal sign!

However, does anybody can give me a better way?

Thanks
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slyong earned 63 total points
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Hi

fyn=`ssh $REMOTE_MACHINE "[ -e $SOME_PATH ] && echo y"`

should work just fine.. may be is the " thing
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if [ -n "`ssh $REMOTE_MACHINE \"[ -e $SOME_PATH ] && echo y`\"" ]
then
     ....
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