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Old 05-15-2008, 11:43 AM   #1
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calling function shell script very simple ones


Good Day,

Is there any thing wrong with way I am trying to print "three".
Is this not the wright way to call function?

Code:
#!/bin/sh

echo one
 
  sleep 2

echo two
  
  sleep 2 

$difer

  difer ()
      {
      echo three
      }
Thanks.
 
Old 05-15-2008, 11:58 AM   #2
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the function have to be defined before the call, also the you don't need $ to call the funcion:
Code:
#!/bin/sh

echo one
 
  sleep 2

echo two
  
  sleep 2 

  difer ()
      {
      echo three
      }

difer
 
Old 05-15-2008, 12:01 PM   #3
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Thank you very much!
 
  


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