Using A Goto Label?

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Old 09-12-2009
Using A Goto Label?

Im trying to do something like this but I cant find any documentation.

read X
if [ $X = 1 ]
then goto ThisLine


Label: ThisLine  echo "You entered 1"

# 2  
Old 09-12-2009
you can use the goto statement in Csh but other shells like ksh,sh (not supported).
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Old 09-12-2009
Any work arounds you could think of?
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Old 09-12-2009
You can create function and call the function.
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Old 09-12-2009

ThisLine() {
    echo "You entered 1"
    return 0
    echo "I wasn't executed because on the return command :("

read X
if [ $X = 1 ]; then
    echo 'Done!'

exit 0

Here is an example on your code using a function instead of a goto
function needs to be created before the main code, else you get ./ 6: ThisLine: not found
return is optional if it is placed at the end of the function
you can put an argument after the return, defining the exit status of the function
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Old 09-12-2009
Thanks for the help!
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