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Re: Command line parameter problem in scripts ?



On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 18:20 +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:

> > How do I get $1 to be * rather than just a specific file ?  
> 
> You can't. The shell that you are running is what is expanding the "*", 
> not the script.
> 
> Try changing the script not to use $1 instead:
> 
> =======================================
> echo
> echo Arguments are "$@"
> 
> for eachFile in "$@"
> do
> 	...
> done
> =======================================

Using $@ works perfectly.   echo "$@" returns a list of files in the
directory when called with myscript *

THANKS !


-- 
Kim Lux,  Diesel Research Inc.



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