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Old 10-27-2006, 03:21 AM   #1
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Half command constant half reiterated?

I'm not really sure how to ask this question in words, so I'll just give examples.

the command I want to run is:
ip route add default scope global \
nexthop via (IP address 1) weight 1 \
nexthop via (IP address 2) weight 1 \

I am attempting to make a script that will add the "nexthop via (IP address) weight 1" part an arbitrary number of times. Failed method so is:

ip route add default scope global \
for i in `seq 1 n`;
nexthop via (IP address) weight 1 \

The preceeding gives the error " nexthop: command not found"

Any ideas?
Old 10-27-2006, 03:55 AM   #2
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Nvm, I found a solution. Ugly, but it works. Just echo the lines into another file and then execute that file.


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