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Old 09-16-2009
I had a similar idea as jp2542a, but instead using a single script and also without the sleep granularity...

/tmp/test/abc.sh &

# Start wait dots in the background
(while : ; do printf "."; sleep 1 ; done)&

# wait for the program to finish
wait $procpid

# kill the wait dots
kill $printpid

Last edited by Scrutinizer; 09-16-2009 at 12:24 PM..
# 9  
Old 09-18-2009
Thanka all,, that really helped me to learn lot, i have acheived the output using "jobs" and that is what i was looking for,,
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