> On Sep 28, 2007, at 11:34 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
>> 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 ${FILELIST}
>> done
>>
>> And, here is the output I am getting.
>> test1$\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.
>
> /bin/echo and the builtin echo command found in /bin/sh and /bin/tcsh
> do not understand the C-style \r and \n escapes; you could switch
> your script to using Bash or ZSH and it would work in those shells,
> or else use printf command rather than echo.
>
> "man builtin" might give some insight.
>
> --
> -Chuck
>
>
Thanks to everyone for their help.  Since I am traveling, I am just going
to use printf for now and worry about rewriting the script when I get
home.

Jay

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