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Old 04-28-2011, 12:14 AM   #1
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what does this script do?


echo "subject, variable1, var2, var3, var4" > test.csv

for file in file*_new.txt; do
echo `tail -1 $file` >> test.csv

done
 
Old 04-28-2011, 12:22 AM   #2
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Firstly, please use [code][/code] tags when showing code for legibility and to keep indentation.

Second, maybe tell us where you are getting lost?

Is there a particular part you are not following?
 
Old 04-28-2011, 12:31 AM   #3
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Your other thread suggests you don't know much about shell scripting. If you want to learn, I'd suggest reading this.
 
  


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