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Old 11-06-2001
Computer shell to number and to string

Hello

Does the unix korn shell provide a function to convert between number and string data-types

regards
Hrishy
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Old 11-06-2001
It doesn't need one. ksh will do arithmetic with string variables that happen to contain numbers. But if you really want to do this, just use a replacement statement:
Code:
#! /usr/bin/ksh
integer i
x="123"
i=$x


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