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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Problem with echo * Post 302338104 by tenderfoot on Monday 27th of July 2009 05:40:26 AM
Old 07-27-2009
Problem with echo *

Hello all,

Please help with the below.

I have a requirement where in I have to read a pattern and print it as shown below.

Patterns will be as below.

HTML Code:
Input          Output
Pattern       Should be printed as below with spaces such that I can awk.
-*--*         -  *  -  -  *
*--**         *  -  -  *  *
*****        *  *  *  *  *
When I am trying to echo the wildcard after reading the pattern with fold, it is printing all the files in that directory.
I am writing a shell script for DB2 in Korn shell.

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