bash error

Luukkanen Tapio
Mon Apr 16 09:08:00 GMT 2007

This is just a basic bourne shell issue.
Examine the output of the following commands in
your cygwin's bash-window and make the necessary
changes to your "exp" command line:

bash$  echo foo=(bar,baz)
bash$  echo "foo=(bar,baz)"
bash$  echo foo="(bar,baz)"
bash$  echo foo="("bar,baz")"

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf
Of srikanth4403
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2007 10:40 AM
Subject: bash error

hi all,

i am trying to take backup of oracle tables by using exp command but
when i am entering the command it is giving a error as below
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `('

So kindly someone tell me how to rectify this and proceed for the normal

The original command what iam typing is

exp username/password@sid file=filename.dmp log=filename.log tables=(all
table names separated by comma) indexes=n grants=n direct=true
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