executing scripts by reading names from a file

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Old 11-07-2007
Data executing scripts by reading names from a file

file.txt contains
sat1 1300
sat2 2400
sat4 500

I need to write a shell script that will output like the below

sat1.ksh 1300
sat2.ksh 2400
sat4.ksh 500

my try

for i in `cat file.txt`
SCR_NAME=`echo $i| awk '{print $1}'`
PARAM=`echo $i| awk '{print $2}'`
echo "${SCR_NAME}.ksh ${PARAM}"
# want to call a function here in future

can someone please advise??


Last edited by konark; 11-07-2007 at 08:23 PM..
# 2  
Old 11-07-2007
Any suggestion for the above query '??

Last edited by konark; 11-07-2007 at 08:25 PM..
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Old 11-07-2007


for i in `cat $FILE`
SCR_NAME=`awk '{print $1}' $i`
PARAM=`awk '{print $2}' $i`
echo "${SCR_NAME}.ksh ${PARAM}"

I m trying to do something like this. It doesnt work .Can you please help
# 4  
Old 11-08-2007
awk '{$1=$1".ksh"}1' file

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