From: Alister Waller (Awaller at domain Staffmail.wit.ie)
Date: Mon 29 Mar 1999 - 17:21:07 IST
simple question for some but giving me a few problems, considering I
havent done any scripting for a long time.
i have a variable "counter" which I am incrementing each time I read
a line from a file.
The line I read from the file I want to store in a variable name with
the value of counter appended to make it unique. eg "unique$counter"
I just can't seem to get it to read in the variable correctly.
while read aaaaaa
counter=`expr $counter + 1`
done < /aaa/filename
this is just a snippet.....
If I run the script I get the following
./scriptname: unique0=valueofaaaaaa: command not found
./scriptname: unique1=valueofaaaaaa: command not found
etc etc until EOF
I know it must be something simple and obvious......
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