[kwlug-disc] wget and variable assignment

John Van Ostrand john at netdirect.ca
Thu Jun 3 15:01:37 EDT 2010


> 
> Right. That's why I'm here.
> 
> > Do the wget once, using
> >
> > wget -q -O /tmp/osm.html
> >
> > Then parse that file as many times as you want for whatever you
> > want.
> 
> But no way to avoid all those disk calls? The assignment to the
> variable kills the \n or something?

How about changing IFS?

IFS=" \t" echo $WWW | grep ....

 
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