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Old 09-29-2009, 06:26 AM   #1
comeatmanish
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Shell scripting ....


Hi All,

I'm trying to write interactive shell script.
which will ask user to provide path where the files would be stored.

Since this path contains "/" (for.eg. /home/msk/current/log)
how can i make this readable using read.
Following is the script

#!/bin/bash

echo "Enter the path to search"
read DIR
HOMEMS=$DIR

for X in $DIR/*

do

awk -F';' '{print $1}' >> /home/msk/output.file

echo -n "#"

done


Please guide me.

Regards,
MSK
 
Old 09-29-2009, 07:14 AM   #2
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