Varibles not working in do loop...

Kevin Markle kmarkle@pbs.org
Mon Apr 2 20:13:00 GMT 2007


Larry Hall (Cygwin) expressed precisely :
> Kevin Markle wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm running this script and line 19 works when I create the variablea and 
>> type the command at a shell prompt. But when I try to run it from within 
>> the for loop it does not return a value and hangs?
>> 
>
>
> A doctored up version (to fill in things you left out and make it consistent
> with my system) works fine.  I found the "hang" too but only if 
What does this mean please and or would you send me your copy that 
works fine?
"$LOG" == > "".  In these cases, the "hang" is 'cat' waiting for input 
from the command
> line.




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