Linux - python vs sh

Sybren Stuvel sybrenUSE at YOURthirdtower.imagination.com
Thu Jul 17 13:15:57 CEST 2003


Krisztian Kepes enlightened us with:
> I want to list my rpm database to file with this:

Besides the answers you already got, you might like this too:

>   echo '>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>' >>$file
>   echo "$nr." >>$file
>   echo "Name: $rpmname" >>$file
>   echo "" >>$file
>   info=`rpm -qi $rpmname`
>   echo "$info" >>$file
>   echo "" >>$file

can be re-written as:

(
	echo '>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>'
	echo "$nr."
	echo "Name: $rpmname"
	echo
	rpm -qi $rpmname
	echo
) >> $file

Sybren
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