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Old 07-10-2010, 06:45 AM   #1
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Bash script: How to test string value?

Apologies for such a basic question, but I keep reading about bash and trying different things to no avail.

I have this script that I run on a number of selected files. The pathnames of the files are passed to the script in value $*. For every selected file with the type extension of .DNG, a zenity dialog should come up. Here's the script:

for x in $*
	if [ "$x" = "*.DNG" ]
		then zenity --info --text="$x"
exit 0
My test [ "$x" = "*.DNG" ] is obviously wrong. But I've tried it without quotes and it also doesn't work. How should this be stated to work?
Old 07-10-2010, 06:52 AM   #2
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Never mind... Should have used [[ and ]].


bash, condition, conditional, script

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