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Old 01-23-2008
parameterised functions

Can anybody tell me how to create a function with parameters
in a shell script.

# 2  
Old 01-23-2008
Originally Posted by ravi raj kumar
Can anybody tell me how to create a function with parameters
in a shell script.

function some(){

echo "$a $b";

some "Hello," "World!";

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Old 01-23-2008
Thank u for answering .


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