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Old 09-02-2009
Question Ignoring several lines at once in cshell

Hi

We use # sign to ignore any line (i.e. comment ). But is it possible to ignore group of line at once or i have to use # in front of each line.

Thanks
Sarbjit
# 2  
Old 09-02-2009
Code:
#  cat multi-comment.csh
#!/bin/csh
echo hello
: <<END
echo this will not
echo be printed
END
echo world

#  ./multi-comment.csh
hello
world

HTH
# 3  
Old 09-02-2009
# 4  
Old 09-03-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tytalus
Code:
#  cat multi-comment.csh
#!/bin/csh
echo hello
: <<END
echo this will not
echo be printed
END
echo world

#  ./multi-comment.csh
hello
world

HTH

Thanks for your reply, But can you please tell me significance of this
: << END

END
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