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printing/echo variable issue

printing/echo variable issue

(OP)
Hello,

I have a script written in korn shell that I am having trouble
to read my variables into an http line that. I've tried placing "\"
in from of the variables but when the script runs it doesn't add
whats being read in. Can anyone suggest the proper way to get
these 2 variables to populate correctly? -Thanks!


echo -n 'Enter JOB name: '
read JOB


echo -n 'Enter CHANNELE B name: '
read GROUPA

echo "https://test1.node1.com/cgi-bin/index.pl?function=..._${JOB}_w${GROUPA}&jobid=&server=&group=Group&scheds=ALL" >> out_file.txt

RE: printing/echo variable issue

If you put the code in code tags, it's easier to see and understand...

CODE

#!/bin/ksh

echo -n 'Enter JOB name: '
read JOB

echo -n 'Enter CHANNELE B name: '
read GROUPA

echo "https://test1.node1.com/cgi-bin/index.pl?function=list_job_def&job_name=run_${JOB}_w${GROUPA}&jobid=&server=&group=Group&scheds=ALL" >> out_file.txt 

This code works for me. What are you getting? What ends up in the out_file.txt file that is wrong??

RE: printing/echo variable issue

(OP)
I found the problem it was actually another line of code that was causing the variable to not populate.
I'll def use tags going forward to make it easier to read.
Thanks for replying SamBone!

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