[CentOS] [OT] Bash help

Thu Oct 26 16:37:51 UTC 2017
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Warren Young <warren at etr-usa.com> wrote:
> This screams out for associative arrays.  (Also called hashes, dictionaries, maps, etc.)
> That does limit you to CentOS 7+, or maybe 6+, as I recall.  CentOS 5 is definitely out, as that ships Bash 3, which lacks this feature.

Nonsense.  Every POSIX shell has an associative array called "the filesystem."

(hash=$(mktemp -d); while read addr msgs; do echo $msgs >>
"$hash/$addr"; done; cd "$hash"; for x in *; do echo "$x $(paste -s
-d+ < $x | bc)"; done;) < msg-counts