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Re: variable lost when while loop piped


From: Ed L. Cashin
Subject: Re: variable lost when while loop piped
Date: Sat, 2 Jun 2007 13:42:03 -0400

On 6/2/07, Paul Jarc <address@hidden> wrote:
address@hidden wrote:
>       A variable set inside a while loop loses its value if
>       the while loop is piped to a command, e.g., sed.

This is normal.  Read entry E4 in the bash FAQ.

Thank you for the reminder.  Sorry for the noise.

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 Ed L. Cashin <address@hidden>




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