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Old 10-12-2008
Power case statement

Hi all,

I think i'm asking a sqtupid question here..

i'm using case sttament, what is the syntax or symbol for "or"?

I thought was ||

here a quick sample of my case statment

echo "Would you like to update your detail [Y/N]?"
read response
case $response in

"Y" || "y" )
echo "Please enter your new name
read name;;


"N" || "n")
echo "Bye bye"
exit;;

When i use above sytax, it complains "||" symbol

please help

Last edited by otheus; 10-12-2008 at 10:29 AM.. Reason: playfully Changing thread icon.
# 2  
Old 10-12-2008
heheheh

don't worry..

figurd it out
silly me

using || instead of |
# 3  
Old 10-12-2008
no need of using "|"
try
Code:
case $option in
[Yy])echo "YES";;
[Nn])echo "NO";;
*)exit;;
esac

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