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> From Sat Apr 15 13:15:08 1995
From: "Dr. Daniel L. Severance" 
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Date: Sat, 15 Apr 1995 09:54:56 -0700
Subject: CCL:PSI88: rpsi2 if, Indigo2

   The problem with the rpsi2 script in PSI88 (originally written on a SUN)
has to do with the lines of the form:
 if ($argv[1] == '-hp') then
when $argv[1] is a switch like "-pk".  For some reason, it doesn't like having
a "-" as the first character in the compare string.  The following form works
fine (I don't know why, it just works) basically adding a space to the
of both strings:
if (" $argv[1]" == ' -hp') then

   Does anyone know why the Suns and SGIs differ in this respect?

   I have deposited an modified rpsi2 in the incoming directory as

   Good luck!

Dr. Daniel L. Severance
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> From Sat Apr 15 16:28:57 1995
From: Dongchul Lim 
Subject: CCL:PSI88: rpsi2 if, Indigo2
To: (Computational Chemistry),
        dan@sage.Syntex.Com (Dan Severance)
Date: Sat, 15 Apr 95 16:09:45 EDT

If an expression begins with '-' and the next letter is a valid option of
'test', it is assumed that 'test' was omitted at the beginning.
E.g., if you say
	if (-pk == '-pk')
the C shell interpretes it as
	if (test -pk == '-pk').
So, you get a syntax error.
To prevent the C shell from interpreting an expression beginning with '-'
as an expression for 'test', simply quote the expression, like
	if ("-pk" == '-pk')

Dongchul Lim, Dept. of Chemistry, Yale Univ.

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