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I have a bash script called "startserver.sh". I call it from another file like this: sudo sh /opt/startserver.sh 400

I want to use the parameter "400" in startserver.sh like this: java -Xmx400MB -jar craftbukkit-beta.jar

I tried: java -Xmx"$(printf "$1")"MB -jar craftbukkit-beta.jar, but it did not worked.

Of course, without option -Xmx....MB it works perfectly.

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance.

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Curly braces after the dollar sign allow you to expand a variable without putting spaces around it:

java -Xmx${1}MB -jar craftbukkit-beta.jar
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