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Date:      Fri, 16 Oct 2020 06:20:05 +0530
From:      Manish Jain <bourne.identity@hotmail.com>
To:        Robert Huff <roberthuff@rcn.com>, questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: sh scripting question
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Hi Robert,

Try :

for FILE in "`cat files.list`"


Good luck,

Manish Jain



On 2020-10-16 06:10, Robert Huff wrote:
> 
> 	I have a file ("files.list") with a list of filenames, similar to
> 
> 	/path A/path B/FreeBSD is great.txt
> 
> 	(note the embedded spaces)
> 	If I use
> 
> 	for FILE in `cat files.list`
> 
> 	FILE will be set to "/path".
> 	How do I get it to read the entire string?
> 	Or am I using the wrong tool?
> 	
> 
> 			Respectfully,
> 
> 
> 				Robert Huff
> 
> 
> 
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