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Old 11-05-2008
read records from a file

Hi all,

I have a requirement where I need to read records one by one from a file. I have tried this below code:

while read mLine
do
echo 'Line = '${mLine}
done < input_file


--- But the problem here is im getting the records with removed spaces.


--Supposer if the record is like this:
a<<10Spaces>>|asd aff <<20Spaces>>|242342 <<15Spaces> >335.54<<5Spaces>>
-- Iam getting it the output as
a|asd aff|242342|335.54

how can i get the record with spaces? can anyone help me in this?


Thanks,
Srilaxmi
# 2  
Old 11-05-2008
Use double quotes ... echo "Ln = $mline"
# 3  
Old 11-05-2008
Try This...

while read Line
do
echo "line = $Line"
done < input_file

Best Regards
# 4  
Old 11-05-2008
Thanks all !!!

with Double quotes, its working fine.
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