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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Space in a arg Post 302368096 by thegeek on Wednesday 4th of November 2009 06:22:32 AM
Old 11-04-2009
Quote it from where you are sending.... Again quoting is the answer.


Process 1: Get and prints the argument.

$ cat
echo $1 $2

: f1 is the file which has the given content

$ cat f1
products/100% Haddock Fillets  500G-small.gif
products/100% Haddock Fillets  500G.gif
products/2 Hot and Spicy  Grills 200G -small.gif
products/2 Hot and Spicy  Grills 200G.gif
products/2 Original  Fillet Burgers 180G -small.gif
products/2 Original  Fillet Burgers 180G.gif

Process 2: Reads lines, and calls the other process with the argument.

$ cat
while read line
#echo $line
sh ./ "$line"
done < ./f1

Note: When "" around line is there then it had been taken as a single argument...

I hope you have got it now as because i demonstrated enough ....

If needed, give without QUOTE in $line, then you will printing only first two words...

With Quote:
$ sh
products/100% Haddock Fillets 500G-small.gif
products/100% Haddock Fillets 500G.gif
products/2 Hot and Spicy Grills 200G -small.gif
products/2 Hot and Spicy Grills 200G.gif
products/2 Original Fillet Burgers 180G -small.gif
products/2 Original Fillet Burgers 180G.gif

Without Quote:

$ sh
products/100% Haddock
products/100% Haddock
products/2 Hot
products/2 Hot
products/2 Original
products/2 Original

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setup.types(5)						      Easy Software Products						    setup.types(5)

setup.types - epm gui setup types file format. DESCRIPTION
The EPM setup program normally presents the user with a list of software products to install, which is called a "custom" software installa- tion. If a file called setup.types is present in the package directory, the user will instead be presented with a list of installation types. Each type has an associated product list which determines the products that are installed by default. If a type has no products associated with it, then it is treated as a custom installation and the user is presented with a list of packages to choose from. FILE FORMAT
The setup.types file is an ASCII text file consisting of type and product lines. Comments can be inserted by starting a line with the pound sign (#). Each installation type is defined by a line starting with the word TYPE. Products are defined by a line starting with the word INSTALL: TYPE Typical End-User Configuration INSTALL foo INSTALL foo-help TYPE Typical Developer Configuration INSTALL foo INSTALL foo-help INSTALL foo-devel INSTALL foo-examples TYPE Custom Configuration In the example above, three installation types are defined. Since the last type includes no products, the user will be presented with the full list of products to choose from. SEE ALSO
epm(1) - create software packages setup(1) - graphical setup program for the esp package manager COPYRIGHT
Copyright 1999-2007 by Easy Software Products, All Rights Reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MER- CHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details. 3 April 2006 ESP Package Manager setup.types(5)

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