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Help with awk using * (asterisk) as the delimiter

Hi

I am trying to parse the following lines and has to use * (asterisk) as the delimiter.

These lines are in a file, for example tmp.txt and I am using a while loop



Code:
 
 
tmp.txt:
 
14-OCT-2012 06:38:59 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\ifrun60.EXE)(HOST=8000XXX05004RV)(USER=mickey
))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.90.24.239)(PORT=1552)) * establish * test * 0
14-OCT-2012 06:39:15 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\RWRBE60.exe)(HOST=8000XXX05004RV)(USER=mickey
))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.90.24.239)(PORT=1574)) * establish * test * 0
14-OCT-2012 06:40:48 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\ifrun60.EXE)(HOST=8200XXX138060Z)(USER=mouse))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.217.35.94)(PORT=2525)) * establish * test * 0
14-OCT-2012 07:01:04 * (CONNECT_DATA=(CID=(PROGRAM=)(HOST=server911)(USER=oracle))(COMMAND=status)(ARGUMENTS=64)(SERVICE=test)(VERSION=135296000)) *
status * 0
 
- while loop code block
 
   while read line
   do
      echo " ---> Parsing ---> "
      echo " - $line"
      echo ""
      timestamp=`echo $line | awk -F* '{ print $1 }'`
      echo " - timestamp = ${timestamp}"
      echo ""
      echo ""
   done < ${pid}.tmp.01

Instead of just getting the timestamp, I am getting the timestamp plus what looks like a directory listing of all files, i.e. like a timestamp and echo * of the directory that I am in.

Can anyone please advise how to get around this?

Feeback/advise much appreciated. Thanks in advance.

---------- Post updated at 09:06 PM ---------- Previous update was at 08:42 PM ----------

Note that the strings are supposed to be one long line of strings so tmp.txt should be as below:


Code:
 
14-OCT-2012 06:38:59 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\ifrun60.EXE)(HOST=8000XXX05004RV)(USER=mickey))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.90.24.239)(PORT=1552)) * establish * test * 0
14-OCT-2012 06:39:15 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\RWRBE60.exe)(HOST=8000XXX05004RV)(USER=mickey))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.90.24.239)(PORT=1574)) * establish * test * 0
14-OCT-2012 06:40:48 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\ifrun60.EXE)(HOST=8200XXX138060Z)(USER=mouse))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.217.35.94)(PORT=2525)) * establish * test * 0
14-OCT-2012 07:01:04 * (CONNECT_DATA=(CID=(PROGRAM=)(HOST=server911)(USER=oracle))(COMMAND=status)(ARGUMENTS=64)(SERVICE=test)(VERSION=135296000)) * status * 0

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Try this


Code:
LINE="14-OCT-2012 06:38:59 * (CONNECT_DATA=(SID=test)(GLOBAL_NAME=test.mydb.com.ch)(CID=(PROGRAM=Z:\Ora6i\BIN\ifrun60.EXE)(HOST=8000XXX05004RV)(USER=mickey))) * (ADDRESS=(PROTOCOL=tcp)(HOST=11.90.24.239)(PORT=1552)) * establish * test * 0"
echo $LINE

This will never provide the output that you expect. For this, I would replace all the "<space>*<space>" to another delimiter and then would try reading the lines from the file Linux

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