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Old 05-19-2009
passing values to function in Ksh


I'm trying to work on the script given below

#!/bin/ksh -x
echo "$1"
touch smp19
echo "Hi" > smp19
result=$(pfile $smp19)
echo $result

As highlighted , when i pass $smp19 as parameter ,it does not display the output.However when i try giving "Hi" instead of $smp19, it works.
I'm not able to figure out the problem.

Appreciate ur help.

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Old 05-19-2009
What are you trying to echo with the function? smp19 is a filename not a variable in your script.

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Old 05-19-2009
Now i got the problem....Thanks for ur time.
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