Varibles not working in do loop...
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Apr 2 20:50:00 GMT 2007
Andrew Louie wrote:
> On 4/2/07, Kevin Markle wrote:
>> Larry Hall (Cygwin) expressed precisely :
>> > Kevin Markle wrote:
>> 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.
> I think he means that in the line:
>> UPDATES_NEEDED=`cat $LOG | grep "updates detected" | tail -1`
> cat $LOG... will hang if $LOG == "" because "cat" is waiting for input.
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