bash and strings

DAve dave.list at
Fri Nov 16 05:45:43 PST 2007

jhall at wrote:
> Everyone,
> I'm sure this is easy, and I am making it harder than it is.
> I am being supplied a list of files, and need to create the files and
> directories to hold them, but I cannot figure out how to take the string
> apart.
> For example, I am given
> /usr/local/scripts/
> I need to create the /usr/local/scripts directory and then create
> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Can't recommend it enough, the Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide. A very
handy bookmark to keep around.


I've been asking Google for a Veteran's Day logo since 2000,
maybe 1999. I was told they finally did a Veteran's Day logo,
but none of the links I was given return anything but a
normal Google logo.

Sad, very sad. Maybe the Chinese Government didn't like it?

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