By default when using a for loop in bash the field separator is set to a space.
[[email protected] ~]$ for x in list:like:this; do echo $x; done list:like:this
One of the cool things about bash is that you can change this by setting a simple variable $IFS
[[email protected] ~]$ IFS=":" [[email protected] ~]$ for x in list:like:this; do echo $x; done list like this
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