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Re: Command line parameter problem in scripts ?



On Tuesday, Oct 10th 2006 at 13:06 -0600, quoth Kim Lux:

=>On Tue, 2006-10-10 at 13:44 -0400, Steven W. Orr wrote:
=>> On Tuesday, Oct 10th 2006 at 18:20 +0100, quoth Paul Howarth:
=>> That could be a loss of functionality for what kim might have intended. If 
=>> the intent was to specify that the globbing needs to happen in the script 
=>> then 
=>> 
=>> for eachFile in $1
=>> do
=>>      ...
=>> done
=>
=>This doesn't work either.   Calling myscript with "myscript *"  results
=>in $1 being file1 and then "for eachFile in $1" is "for file1" and then
=>only the first file gets processed.
=>
=>> would do it but the invocation would require single quotes. 
=>
=>Please explain this.  You lost me here.

scriptname '*'

Then the script would be responsible for performing its own globbing. Try 
it.

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