convert string to array

s="124890";for i in $(seq 0 1 $((${#s}-1))); do arr[$i]=${s:$i:1}; done

By: sharfah
2009-09-29 07:38:43

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Easier is: s=124890;arr=($(grep -o . <<< $s)) or s=124890;arr=($(echo $s |grep -o . ))
Escher · 671 weeks and 6 days ago
Dear !#@$ Just use a string processing language if you ever get to this point. Perl. Python even. Escher++ for the cleaner methods though.
linuxrawkstar · 671 weeks and 6 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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