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Read a file and store in Arrays in Kshell script

Hi Experts,

I am new to Kshell programming.
I need some help regarding
1. Read  a file from a location( eg for file is   abc,bcd,cde,erf)
2.take a while loop and create an arraylist
  read the the content of the file into the arraylist(with , delimeter) like arraylist[0]=abc
arraylist[1]=bcd .
till the end of the file.

Can you please provide me a script to do this.

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Do you really need to use arrays?  What problem are you trying to solve?
Why use array?
The Ksh array can have a MAX 512 elements. [0-511],  it will cause
trouble if you have >512 files in a dir!

what do you want to do with the file contents once you have read them