[GRASS-dev] g.parser: Note on setting bash' IFS to parse separate identities

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Tue Nov 4 04:58:06 PST 2014

Nikos Alexandris wrote:

> --%<---
> ...individual comma separated identities for an option named "input" 
> can be parsed with the following Bash shell code:
> IFS=,
> for opt in $GIS_OPT_INPUT ; do
>      ... "$opt"
> done
> --->%--
> Doesn't this require to set the IFS back to what it was?  Maybe note it 
> too?


Or even just remove the reference to bash from the 7.x documentation. 
If you're using 7.x, Python is almost mandatory, so why would you
write bash scripts?

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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