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Old 11-02-2004, 01:33 PM   #1
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Do while loop in Linux?


I have been using while loops in Linux and now I want to try to use a do while loop, but I dont know how can someone tell me what I need to do please?
 
Old 11-02-2004, 01:37 PM   #2
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linux is not a language -- there is no way to 'use while loops in linux'

-- you can use while loops in scripts, which can be interperted by the shell you are using, but that is another issue.

--please be more exact about where you use your loops, so we can accuratly advise you on proper syntax

--general info on do/while loops:
they're a while loop, but they execute a minimum of one time -- they loop before they check the condition for looping...
 
Old 11-02-2004, 01:42 PM   #3
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Ok Im using a telnet for redhat linux. Im creating a script(bash shell I believe) and I would like to use a do while loop. My loop is to check if there are any users names who need to be input after the firts name has been input.
 
Old 11-02-2004, 03:40 PM   #4
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This link explains all of the bash looping constructs.
 
Old 11-02-2004, 04:13 PM   #5
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http://www.tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/loops1.html
 
  


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