> On 2007-09-28 18:34, [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 ${FILELIST}
>> done
>>
>> And, here is the output I am getting.
>> test1$\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
>
> How about skipping the trick with '\n\r' altogether?
>
> This should work better:
>
>       #!/bin/sh
>
>       FILENAMES="test1 test2 test3"
>
>       for fname in ${FILENAMES}
>       do
>               echo "${fname}"
>       done
>
>
Thanks.  I hadn't thought of that.


Jay


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