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Old 12-07-2012, 06:43 PM   #1
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Functions in UNIX

I'm trying to create a function using this
eo (){let re=$1%2; if (($re != 0)); then; echo "Odd"; else; echo "Even"; fi;}
but for some reason I keep getting this error message..
bash: syntax error near unexpected token `{let'
what am I missing?
Old 12-07-2012, 07:23 PM   #2
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Try the following:

eo () { let re=$1%2; if (($re != 0)); then echo "Odd"; else echo "Even"; fi;}
Please note the absence of semi-colons after if / then.


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