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Date:      Wed, 31 Jan 2007 14:06:58 -0500
From:      Kris Maglione <bsdaemon@comcast.net>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Korn shell script Question
Message-ID:  <20070131190658.GA49580@fw.home>
In-Reply-To: <ba29b9b40701311043u74a60268y390c32b5579fdd1d@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <ba29b9b40701311043u74a60268y390c32b5579fdd1d@mail.gmail.com>

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On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 01:43:28PM -0500, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
>I tried with  several looping for some reason I dont seem to get in right in
>Korn shell
>
>Any ideas on Ksh would be great, You can use any standard unix utilities to
>achieve this.

Something to this effect should suffice, though I'm not convinced 
there's not a simpler way.

#!/usr/local/bin/ksh

{ while cat file1.txt; do false; done } |&

cat file2.txt |
while read file_b
do
        read -p file_a
        echo $file_b $file_a
done >file3.txt



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