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# 1  
Old 02-15-2008
Redirecting to stdin

Hi,

I'm having trouble with my script. I have to select different choices without any interaction from a menu that looks like :

a - xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
b - xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
c - xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
d - xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I tried things like :

Code:
echo "a" >&0
read < echo "a"

but none worked. Any idea ?
# 2  
Old 02-15-2008
try redirecting to /dev/tty - assuming I got what you want.
# 3  
Old 02-15-2008
I'll reexplain my problem.

The script I'm working on will run on a server divided in "environnements". By selecting "a", it redirects to a certain folder. From there, it does what it has to do. But I need to do this for each "environnement". I can call the menu from anywhere but I need to tell it that I want to go on "environnement" X depending on which ones are done. I hope this is clearer
# 4  
Old 02-17-2008
Code:
echo "a" | ./environment_select.sh

# 5  
Old 02-20-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by Smiling Dragon
Code:
echo "a" | ./environment_select.sh

Thanks, that worked. Should have thought about something like that....

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