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Old 01-10-2008
Associated array from command line options

I am looking to populate an (associated) array with a command line argument.

The command line would look something like this:

alert -action test -priority '10' -module test_module . . .
The associated array would look like this after the data is read in

flag=(action=test
priority=10
module=Test_Module

It there something availeble in the ksh that works like the Getopt::Long module in perl?
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Old 01-10-2008
Not really. awk supports associative arrays.

If you tell us what are you trying to do rather than how you want to do it, maybe we can help.

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