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Old 01-06-2008

I have next part of script:
for i in $LIST
                echo "`date +"%H:%M:%S"` Converting $i ...";
                mysql -uroot some -sABe "ALTER TABLE $i ENGINE=$ENGINE";

I want to get following output formatting:
"OK" must be one under another Smilie

03:16:06 Converting Table OK
03:16:07 Converting TableLong OK
03:16:08 Converting TableLargest OK
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Old 01-06-2008
use printf
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Old 01-06-2008
Originally Posted by frank_rizzo
use printf
As I understand, if I will use printf
then whole string will appear in the same moment before or after needed command.
I need "OK" after previous command will be finished.
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Old 01-06-2008
as long as you use the proper format specifiers it will work.

check the man page.
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