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Old 02-23-2004, 01:22 AM   #1
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Help with command line arguments ?


Hi all

Heres my latest question Ive been trying and reading but i cant seem to get this right.

I have a separate file with a number of lines of text in it , say a word for each line,
how can i get this file to be redirected and read into a command as command line arguments to the actual command that i am using?

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Old 02-23-2004, 02:43 AM   #2
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maybe something like this :
Code:
while read one_line; do
	yourcommand $one_line
done < name_of_your_textfile
 
Old 02-23-2004, 03:25 AM   #3
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you could do this:
cat filename | xargs command
 
  


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