Copy the following shell that completes the following:
echo Select a country from the following list:
echo America, Italy, France, Germany
case $country in
[Aa]merica ) echo Ford; echo Perhaps;;
[Ii]taly ) echo Ferarri;echo no;;
[Ff]rance ) echo Peugeot ;echo no way;;
[Gg]ermany ) echo Porsche ;echo yes;;
Run the shell from above.
Answer the following questions:
- What is the purpose of the echo command?
- In the case statement, why are the first letters both caps and lower case?
- What does esac mean?
Create your own shell that completes the following problem:
- Ask the user their name.
- Compare it to your name.
- Give a reply that their response is either your name too or it is a nice name too.
The echo command is used to print something to the screen. In this case it is printing a prompt that is asking the user to enter their country.
The first letters of each case in the case statement are enclosed in square brackets () this means that either letter is accepted as a match. Since both an upper and lower case letter are in each ...
In this solution I provide an explanation of the commands found in a simple shell script. I also write a new shell script that prompts the user for their name and prints a message.