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Old 08-12-2003, 07:10 AM   #1
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Loop over lines in text file?


Hi,

I have a generated text file which looks like this (see below):

87.123.231.21 MANCHESTER
87.123.231.27 LONDON
87.123.231.28 GLASGOW

...I need to loop over EACH line (I can access each col..) but I can't figure out a way to do this in BASH scripting.

Can anyone tell me the syntax?

Thanks
 
Old 08-12-2003, 07:40 AM   #2
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cat <text> | while read line; do
#split space separated to array
line=( ${line} )
echo -n "${line[0]}" # This is the IP address
echo "${line[1]}" # This is the City
done
 
Old 08-12-2003, 08:15 AM   #3
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Works great thanks very much!
 
  


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