cat > "/.bash_profile << "EOF" problems

Michael Brown michael at
Thu May 20 11:57:35 PDT 2004

>> Chapter 4. "Adding the user lfs" is giving me trouble.
>> The cat command just isnt exiting after i type in the commands just as
>> they are in the tutorial. Im just left with another > after EOF
> Try typing Control-C.

Once you ctrl-c, try your cat command again but without the quote at the
beginning of the file name:

     cat > "/.bash_profile << "EOF"

That's probably why you can't exit after EOF. Right?

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