[clug] Please help

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Tue Jun 1 07:47:26 GMT 2004

On  1 Jun 2004, "Crosskey, Jason (DPS)" <Jason.Crosskey at aph.gov.au> wrote:
> I can't get this script to work in bash, see bleow, but it works in ksh.
> Variables get lost after the while loop is done in bash which causes the
> problem, but I don't know how to fix it.
> hostfile=/etc/hosts
> echo "This program will find a host name in $hostfile"
> echo "Enter an IP address:" ;read findIP
> while test "$findIP" != 999
> do
> 	cat $hostfile | while read line


   while read line < $hostfile

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