Re: tcsh read loop

From: Bruce Barnett (spamhater103+U040912213736_at_grymoire.com)
Date: 09/13/04


Date: 13 Sep 2004 01:39:08 GMT

Christopher W Aiken <chris@nospam.net> writes:

> In sh/bash I can use a loop like this to process text lines:
>
> while read line
> do
> echo $line
> ...
> ...
> ...
> done < some_text_file.txt
>
>
> Can this type of loop, that reads a complete line from a file, be done in
> csh/tcsh? How?

Only if the file you are reading is STDIN.

http://www.grymoire.com/Unix/CshTop10.txt - Top 10 reasons not to use the C shell.
This is reason #5.

You have to split this script into smaller scripts, and change STDIN.

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