Not quite a multidimensional array (hack)

So the following doesn’t do anything except illustrate how I worked around BASH not support multidimensional arrays. In my production code (not the below example) I used the below loop to call an expect script. The expect script does the work of logging into the router(s). The output from expect is then piped to AWK,... » read more

Need multidimensional

I wish bash supported multidimensional arrays.  So I either chose the wrong tool for the current job, or I have to rethink the approach I’m using in order to keep using bash.