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Old 09-27-2009
Exit from loop only when selected

I am trying to get my program to exit when the answer to my question is positive, if I am asking if the answers are correct in the entries that the user inputted and the user says no how do I then have it exit? If they say everything is correct then it continue into the program, I think I am close but my syntax maybe off.

Stop=N
while [[ $Stop = "N" ]]
do
read -p "Are you sure you inputed all numbers correctly? (y/n)" Stop
exit
done
# 2  
Old 09-27-2009
Something like this perhaps?
Code:
while read -p "Are you sure all your numbers are correct? (y/n) " correct; do
  case $correct in
    y|yes) break ;;
    n|no)  exit ;;
    *)     echo please select yes or no... ;;
  esac
done

# 3  
Old 09-27-2009
Thanks worked great!

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