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I want to create a script that passes a parameter that will be used as variable for a delimiter.

I am having problems passing semicolon as a parameter in my bash script.

I am a newbie but have read that semicolon colon used to separate multiple commands.

Can anyone help me?
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scriptname ";"

or

scriptname ';'

Inside:

echo $1
DELIM=$1

echo $DELIM

# etc.
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Your the best.
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scriptname \;

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