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Old 02-09-2006
why doesn't this script work on my home computer?

Now it could be as simple as at work I use tsch, and at home it is bash.

Warning, first post and I am a complete newbie to unix.

At work, I use a simple script for updating a window when I am watching to see how a render is doing...

while 1
echo ---------------------------
echo
ls -lrth
echo
sleep 5
end

So I thought I would try the script on my home Mac. But nothing seems to happen. What would the problem be?

Thanks.
# 2  
Old 02-10-2006
Bash while syntax is different. See the man page for bash or switch to tcsh on your MAC if it has it.

while list; do list; done
 

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