# whatever you need here – try : echo “$arg” “infamous” was a private joke-understatement loginN,ssn,ffn Another candidate is FreeBSD, they also have good set of examples. Metadata Yes Did you ever try to contribute to any man pages ? I just hope that those guys [borleand] would have better working and helping for FOSS community instead of posting those high-quality ( ;-P ) comments. Specify Range with Numbers. After a `do’, a list is expected, but a list isn’t introduced with a list separator. Dmitry, please give a little more detail about what you are trying to achieve. echo 3.80 3.90 n again i repeat the same process for let say 3.90, etc. Doesn’t it ? Second: Conditionally perform a command for a range of numbers. q 5 -9 5 3 5 70. > done rm $tmpfile That {1 .. N} syntax doesn’t work with current Linux bash. Node CvfsDisk_sdc 0, [StripeGroup datafiles2] 1. create a html file with the header, opening body tags etc. Like I often say… echo “Welcome $i times” You see that the first structure does a final increment of c, the second does not. anybody have the little code for this?or anything? Alone the fact that you write here is a contribution (to the community). Just discovered that our HP-UX came with printed “Posix Born Shell Scripting Manual”. rename – renames multiple files, SYNOPSIS echo “Username correct,” Nevertheless, I still stick to the old C-like synxtax in a for loop, which does accept variable arguments, such as: xstart=10;xend=20;xstep=2 I was referring to the ls -l | awk ‘{print $9}’ having issues with spaces. My issue is that I am using a soft link to mirror an external disk drive in the .www/ and the soft link never updates when a new content is added to the drive within a session. http://tldp.org/LDP/abs/html/arithexp.html. The {1..10} syntax is pretty usless as you can use a variable with it! I have been shell programming pretty well all the time since 1988, so I know what I am talking about! 14 Your request is off-topic. I have used this while command for many things from simply renaming files to formatting and labling new SAN luns.. Mainly, it will fail because there will not be variable expansion $i_file.log should be ${i}_file.log # This script reads from standard input You are missing : Reading The Fantastic Manual. 3) but beware: you can specify different padding on both arguments, but only the _longuest_ will be used ! How can I do this using infinite loops? The for loop executes a sequence of commands for each member in a list of items. Of course, if you want to worry about files with spaces in (and other things? Iteration can be done with this syntax (I have not included your [sed] instruction yet. Example are in the way they should be…some of the examples are very new to me. > The Bash manual page isn’t meant as tutorial. file2 As far as using: I personally prefer “$(ls)” or “$(find . Your [for] loop works fine, so this is not a point to be discussed here, Your [if] test is buggy – not to be discussed here but there http://nixcraft.com/, please send me the full URL to post the error i got, You can go where I already offered you => http://nixcraft.com/. We will use {FIRST..LAST}. for (( c=1; c<=2; c++ )) do, #any number of blank lines or even comments, echo $c; done # for f in $(ls -F|grep -v “V$”); do echo “:${f}:”;done > do Linux / UNIX Shell: Sort IP Address. I can help you on 2. you would have been better of starting a new topic. # but this, where we substitute a semi-colon for the blank line(s) above, doesn't: Write Enabled Note that is you want to append a string that does not start with a ‘.’ (for example the string “_info.txt”) then you need to delimit the variable name…. First, you got it wrong: solutions I gave are not related to POSIX, I just pointed out that POSIX allows not to use $ in for (( )), which is just a little bit more readable – sort of. Delete a Single Line. 2d) If it still fails, check your permissions to create and overwrite a file in “/home” directory, 2e) As said many times, you do not need to use ” for + cat ” to use the content of a file. The seq command with different increment value is like below. > echo “Welcome $i times” D, rsh -l dev 192.168.x.x “for file in /PackSun/distills/*; do if [[ ${file} =~ “3\.6\.76” ]]; echo $file; fi; done”. botom line, the internal one has more overhead, the “seq” version is equivalent to either having 1000000 integers inside the script (hard coded), or reading once from a text file with 1000000 integers with a cat. I think a more or less “portable” (in terms of POSIX, at least) code would be, I have two text file viz gem1.txt and gem2.txt, activerecord (2.3.5, 2.2.2) while read; do r="${REPLY#\"}";echo "${r//\",\"/\"}"|while read -d \";do echo "Field is :${REPLY}:";done;done. ssh remote_machine ‘sh -c ‘\”for file in *; do echo $file; done’\’. adduserfile1.txt. Variable for the list after “in” keyword. The problem with the logic I’m having is I do not want the script to exit(as it does now) the loop once the file_system area reaches 60%. done, And here were the results that I got: The Bash C-style for loop was taken from KSH93, thus I guess it’s at least portable towards Korn and Z. So now it has to check for the time stamp T0145 is the timestamp in the below code : so finally the output should look like this for every occurance the T value: See sort command man page or our sort tutorial related FAQs: for x in $(seq $START $INCR $END) By the way, using [REPLY] in the outer loop _and_ the inner loop is not a bug. x 2 7 123 r 3 5 9 You may as well use “seq” or one of the many other forms. (missing the second “..” between y and increment). See, I wrote loads of questionable comments and Vivek has not banned me [yet] ;-). I want to extract all lines that are on chr3 somewhere in the range of 112,937,439-113,437,438. I have to run the same two commands for 24 different directories. You just have to find the exact value for LC_CTYPE that fits to your systems and your needs. I need to rename some (lots) of files in a directory. 2) if file name contains *def* then file name should be change to *iop* 2.1. 2) You could use [date] command and output it to a file ext3_orphan_cleanup: deleting unreferenced. # - and be separated from preceeding field by a comma fi ins@ARTMGA01> ./arc.sh These are diversified /24 subnets. A program can take any number of command line arguments. 1b) what your program is supposed to do. logger “WARN: Classpath will contain multiple files named ${jar}” 3.then write the following code.. for (( c=1; c<=5; c++ )) on what you want that skin for, and how messy you like the results! To Dee: I think it was mentioned in TLDP.org’s advanced bash guide. 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