On Fri, Sep 28, 2007 at 06:34:22PM -0000, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> I know this should be easy, but I cannot get it to work right.  Basically,
> I have a list of items, and I need to place each one on a separate line.
> 
> Here is the script I am using.
> #!/bin/sh
> FILENAMES="test1 test2 test3"
> FILELIST=""
> for filename in ${FILENAMES}
> do
>         FILELIST="${FILELIST}${filename}"$'\n\r'
>         echo ${FILELIST}
> done

Are those single quotes the right ones to use there?

////jerry

> 
> And, here is the output I am getting.
> test1$\n\r
> test1$\n\rtest2$\n\r
> test1$\n\rtest2$\n\rtest3$\n\r
> 
> The output I would like to see is:
> test1
> test2
> test3
> 
> Thanks in advance for your assistance.
> 
> 
> Jay
> 
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