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Bash Script  Probleme with my variable

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hello all

hi have a probleme with my bash my variable not works

files= ./home/files

  while read line           
do           
    python $files/adnplay.py $line           
done <$files/adnvideo.txt 
            break
            ;;

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i need help
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Question by:Gaaara
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by:woolmilkporc
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Omit the space and use quotes (optional):

files="./home/files"

Please keep in mind that the path "./home/files" is relative to the current working directory!

"break" and ";;" are in the wrong places, or did you post just a part of the script?
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by:Gaaara
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yes is a part of script :)

no is not work

http://pastebin.com/w53cfdHF
script
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by:woolmilkporc
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"no is not work" is a rude and discorteous but not a sufficient reaction to my suggestions.
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by:Gaaara
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sorry my english is bad and I said that it did not work in the words which I know I did not want to be offend
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by:woolmilkporc
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It's not your English.  Just "it did not work" without any further explanation is not a bit better than your previous answer.
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by:Gaaara
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ah ok :)

i test your suggestions
my complete bash script
http://pastebin.com/w53cfdHF


files = "./files"

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and i have a error

adnvideo.txt: No such file or directory

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If the text is taken into the script it gives
python: can't open file 'adnplay.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory
python: can't open file 'adnplay.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory
python: can't open file 'adnplay.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory
python: can't open file 'adnplay.py': [Errno 2] No such file or directory

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by:woolmilkporc
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I said "Omit the space", Why did you add spaces around the = sign" instead?

files="./files"
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by:Gaaara
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I removed the space and it gives the same thing

i execute the script in the home folder
and the folder "files" Is has the root of the script directory
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by:Gaaara
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... without variable it works ...
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by:woolmilkporc
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You're still aware that "." means "current directory", so that the path "./files" is relative to whatever directory you're in?
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by:Gaaara
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yes I know it  the "." is current directory  :)


      
why this line detect de files**$files/HD.py** ans my line in the loop not works
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by:Tintin
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Add the following code just before your while loop:

if [ ! -f $files/adnplay.py ]
then
     echo "$files/adnplay.py does not exist or is not readable"
    exit 1
fi

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by:Gaaara
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i have this  
/adnplay.py does not exist or is not readable

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the variable I think that the variable is blocked
	

#!/bin/bash
# Bash Menu Script Example

PS3='Please enter your choice: '
options=("Option 1" "Option 2" "Option 3" "Quit")
select opt in "${options[@]}"
do
    case $opt in
        "Option 1")
           files="./files"
readable is ok 
break
            ;;
        "Option 2")
is not readable
            while read line           
do           
    python $files/adnplay.py $line           
done <$files/adnvideo.txt 
            break
            ;;
        "Option 3")
            echo "you chose choice 3"
            ;;
        "Quit")
            break
            ;;
        *) echo invalid option;;
    esac
done

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by:ozo
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files="./files" is set in "Option 1")
but $files/adnplay.py is used in "Option 2")
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by:Gaaara
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yes I did not know that it would work not in the others option thus solved
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by:Gaaara
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I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:


it is not necessary to continue :) thank you all for your help
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by:Tintin
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gaaara had their problem solved with our help.   I suspect the language issue might be the reason they requested a delete.
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i got the solution :)

I wrote the variable Outside the munu  it works
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by:Gaaara
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ty for your help  :)
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