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read contents of a file with serveral lines & assign it to a variable

Hi All

I have a file for ex .log file which contain several lines within it.
I have to read that file contents & assing that to a variable.
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Old 09-10-2009
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while read variable
echo $variable
done < your_file

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for all contents in 1 variable...

variable=`cat your_file`
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