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the following code goes into infinite loop and does not increment variable i

P: 26
the code is as


while [ $i -le 5 ]
echo "welcome $i times";
i= 'expr $i + 1 ';

the give code goes into infinite loop and doesnot increment the variable i

exit 0;
Dec 24 '07 #1
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P: 3
hey the code is OK

just put `` instead of '' for expr

i=`expr $i + 1`

after changing the script will give you exact output
welcome 1 times
welcome 2 times
welcome 3 times
welcome 4 times
welcome 5 times
Dec 25 '07 #2

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