[Wolves] Shell Script "text variable"

Constantin Orasan dinel_list at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Jan 16 16:07:46 GMT 2006


>shell script to do the converting back to dvd for me.  What I want the
>program to do is ask for the file name that is being converted, so I
>need to have an input line but how?  The rest I can manage because it
>is just $a or whatever.
Is this what you are looking for?


# read from standard input
read a
# print what you read
echo I read $a


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