Varibles not working in do loop...
Tue Apr 3 14:07:00 GMT 2007
Larry Hall (Cygwin) formulated on Monday :
> 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.
That helps but my problem is the line above where it get the value for
LOG for whatever reason doesn't get the value of LOG in the for loop
but can outside of the loop... :o)
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