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Re: awk or sed

From: Steven W. Orr
Subject: Re: awk or sed
Date: Wed, 06 Apr 2011 09:30:11 -0400
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On 4/5/2011 11:09 PM, ali hagigat wrote:
I have a variable like this:
var1=Makefile .xcompile /root/build/.config src/arch/i386/Makefile.inc
means some words separated by spaces. I want to print each word on a
separate line. I think I have to use "awk" or "sed" string processing
tools. I wonder if anybody have experience with them or any other
means to do it.


var1='Makefile .xcompile /root/build/.config src/arch/i386/Makefile.inc'
v2=($var1)      # Now v2 is an array with the elements delimited by IFS
IFS=$'\n'       # Change IFS to newlines and use it as the separator
                # when expanding using address@hidden
echo "${v2[*]}"

Easy peasy.

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