Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at
Tue Apr 28 10:30:22 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 3:28 PM, Bert Freudenberg <bert at> wrote:
> $ su root -c '/bin/echo "$@"' /bin/echo one two three

Interesting - seems to work as

    runuser root -c '/bin/touch "$@"' /bin/touch "one two" "thre\"ee"

but for some reason it doesn't work on my script. Any ideas on how to
apply this to the runuser line on the ejabberdctl script?


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