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Old 08-01-2011
Java For loop not working

Hi All,

For loop in ksh not working if it was given in the following method.

simple script:
for i in {1..4}
echo $i


Even below also not working Smilie

for (( c=1; c<=5; c++ )) do 	echo "Welcome $c times..." done

./ 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected

Please help me out Smilie

Last edited by pludi; 08-01-2011 at 09:37 AM..
# 2  
Old 08-01-2011
What system do you use? Where are you try your loops - on the command line? Or in a script and what is the first line of your script in this case?
# 3  
Old 08-01-2011
Still getting the same error SmilieSmilie

./ 0403-057 Syntax error at line 1 : `(' is not expected.

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Last edited by pludi; 08-01-2011 at 09:38 AM..
# 4  
Old 08-01-2011
He or she probably using older version of KSH.
In KSH93 it should work fine.

Try this to accomplish the same thing in current ksh :
while [ $a -le 5 ]; do
echo $i

# 5  
Old 08-01-2011
"Still getting the same error" without answering any of yazus questions doesn't tell us anything. It's like telling the doctor "It's still hurting" when being asked where it hurts.
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Old 08-01-2011
sorry for that Smilie, wrongly copied.

AIX-P550, i'm trying to execute the for loop in script.

#!/usr/bin/ksh is the first line

# 7  
Old 08-01-2011
Originally Posted by pludi
"Still getting the same error" without answering any of yazus questions doesn't tell us anything. It's like telling the doctor "It's still hurting" when being asked where it hurts.
That's my fault. I corrected my post. I was fast, but girish_satyam was faster. Smilie
Sorry but I know almost nothing about AIX.
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