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Scripting: Send output to a while loop without pipes


Use bash to feed command output to a while loop...
The issue I'm writing about is something I've been puzzling over for quite a while in my spare time. I haven't been mulling over how to "do it myself" creatively, but more about "why has this feature never existed when it seems so essential?" As it turns out, this feature "has" existed, although it was a little hard to find in bash 2.x. With bash 3.x, it's brought to the fore and given the attention it deserves...
 read more | score:6687 | -Ray, August 10, 2008
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