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Write a shell script to reverse the set of numbers given in command line except the last argument.
Display the last argument as it is in the end. See the output to get more details.
The script can take any number of arguments as input.
$ ./revbutlast.sh 1 2 3 4 5
The output is 4 3 2 1 5
you've not even tried to hide that it's homework, and copied it verbatim.
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There. Should be AMPLE information to help you write your own shell script. Otherwise, as others have said, post what YOU have written so far, and tell us where you're stuck, and we will HELP you. You will NOT find anyone here to do your work for you, though.
i'm just a beginner and trying hard...its just a week since i touched shell scripting...working in a small company where i was given ths assignment..i finished many programs on my own....regarding this one if i get hint also,it wil help a lot
Where are you stuck? You need to tell us where you're at, we are not going to write this for you, nor hold your hand through the process. We will provide advice about specific problems you run into while YOU write the script.
Distribution: Debian Sid AMD64, Raspbian Wheezy, various VMs
I read your initial post and, due to very little linux scripting experience, wasn't even sure it was possible to do without a loop.
So I thought about what might be possible and googled and guess what? I wrote a script to do it and learned some bash in the process. It was quite fun.
Your teacher set you this so you would learn commands. Those hours on google were only wasted if you learned nothing.
Share what you have done, and what you know, and somebody may help. It helps nobody if someone writes this for you.
I'll give you a tip: learn about different ways to access arguments within scripts.