Changing variable name in for loop

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Old 07-18-2011
Changing variable name in for loop

Hi All please help if possible. I am a Unix novice. I have a similar question to the one posted by yonderboy at about a year ago. However his solution does not work for me.

The pseudo code for my problem is as follows:
for fund in 1 2 3 4

  if (FTP is successfully) then
    FILE_SENT_fund = 'T'
    FILE_SENT_fund = 'F'
  end if


So basically I want to have 4 variables (FILE_SENT_1.....FILE_SENT_4) all having values either T or F.
I do not want to declare 4 separate variables as there may come a time where I may be sending up to 10 files so then I will have to explicitly declare 10 variables which is undesirable.

How do I do this? Hope I am clear in my explanation.

Thank you

Last edited by Scott; 07-18-2011 at 10:43 AM.. Reason: Please use code tags
# 2  
Old 07-18-2011
do you have any plans to use arrays ??
# 3  
Old 07-18-2011
Hi Thanks,

I solved the problem by using arrays as follows:

for fund in 1 2 3 4 do
if (FTP is successfully) then

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