Re: Bash question
On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 07:43:28AM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 02:46:58AM -0500, Stephan Sauerburger wrote:
> > So how can one have the for loop separate the elements of the list
> > only by newlines ("\n"), filling the contents of "file" with the
> > whole line, and not separate by spaces, tabs, or other white space?
> This has been asked and answered a few times in the past. There are
> several ways to do it. Here is one:
> for FILE in `ls -1`; do
> echo $FILE
FYI, Unix filenames are allowed to contain newlines.
Colin Watson [firstname.lastname@example.org]