Originally Posted by dyang
So all i need to debug is
while ["value" = "100" ; do
> echo "that's a large number"
I don't understand your instructor's 3), I don't see a reason to add a semicolon.
However, you could put everything in one line, and would need semicolons then
while [ "$value" = "100" ]; do; echo "That's a large number."; done
Note: Please use a more useful subject next time.