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Old 10-24-2007
Shell Program that prompts for user Id

Hi

I have a question that after trying tirelessly I cant solve. I'm not great wth UNIX and wonder if anyone could help. I have to create a shell program using functions that prompts for a user ID. I must then verify that the user Id corresponds to an account on the system. If a legal user Id is provided then the pathname of the user's home directory must be displayed. If a user ID that is not recognised is entered an error message must be displayed. Any possible solution would gbe greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance!
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