pure bash, grep, sed??? best solution?

DJ Lucas dj_me at swbell.net
Fri Sep 6 07:33:27 PDT 2002


Björn Lindberg  wrote in message:

> DJ Lucas wrote:
>
>> # source the newly created file
>> source /var/cache/rltmp
>> if [ "$RLTEST" == "N 3" ]
>> then
>>     echo 'PRL=N' >> /var/cache/rlstate
>>     echo 'CRL=3' >> /var/cache/rlstate
>> fi
>
> echo $RLTEST | read PRL CRL
>
> The whole thing seems extremely cumbersome. Why don't you tell us why
> you want to do this, and maybe we can find an easier solution. For
> instance, to directly get the runlevels into 2 variables, you can do
>
> runlevel | read PRL CRL
>
>
> Björn

Björn,

The whole thing is "extremely cumbersome" hence my point in posting.
That was the simple solution I was looking for.

Thanks

DJ


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