read doesn't read the second time
Larry Hall (RFK Partners Inc)
Tue Sep 22 18:03:00 GMT 1998
At 12:06 PM 9/21/98 -0700, Steve Kirsch wrote:
This script fails to wait for the second number to be input:
read -p "enter number: " num1
read -p "enter another number: " num2
This is a well-known bug that should be in the FAQ by now (especially because
it comes up every few weeks!) I believe the current work-around is to use
CTRL-J rather than enter at the end of the user input...
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