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Re: Command line parameter problem in scripts ?



You can use $@ instead of $1, or you can use "shift" command: for
eachfile in "$1"; do [ x"$eachfile" = x ] && break; ...... ; shift;
done

2006/10/11, Kim Lux <lux diesel-research com>:
On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 13:44 -0400, Steven W. Orr wrote:
> On Tuesday, Oct 10th 2006 at 18:20 +0100, quoth Paul Howarth:
> That could be a loss of functionality for what kim might have intended. If
> the intent was to specify that the globbing needs to happen in the script
> then
>
> for eachFile in $1
> do
>      ...
> done

This doesn't work either.   Calling myscript with "myscript *"  results
in $1 being file1 and then "for eachFile in $1" is "for file1" and then
only the first file gets processed.

> would do it but the invocation would require single quotes.

Please explain this.  You lost me here.



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Kim Lux,  Diesel Research Inc.


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