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Old 09-24-2009
writing script using arrays

Hi, I want to write a script that is designed to find the largest entry in a nonempty list of integers.

i was thinking about using array variables, but i'm not sure

any ideas?
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Old 09-24-2009
can u give sample input??
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Old 09-24-2009
for example, if i give 3 5 7 19 2 5 as input, it has to give out the largest entry as output.
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Old 09-25-2009
try this..
echo "1 12 3 43 77 22"|awk 'BEGIN{RS=" "}{if(max<$0){max=$0}}END{print max}'

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