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Old 11-07-2008
Hi Radoulov,
Thanks for the explanation. i understand it now....but your code is not working's giving me error while fetching every record:

Syntax Error The source line is 1.
The error context is
NR == FNR { ref[$1] = $2; next } { if (substr($2, 1, 3) in ref) { dest = ref[substr($2, 1, 3)] "/" system("[ -d " dest " ] || mkdir -p " dest) >>> print <<< > (dest FILENAME) close(dest FILENAME) } else { dest = "others/" system("[ -d " dest " ] || mkdir -p " dest) print > (dest FILENAME) }}
awk: 0602-502 The statement cannot be correctly parsed. The source line is 1.
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STRCAT(3)						     Linux Programmer's Manual							 STRCAT(3)

strcat, strncat - concatenate two strings SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> char *strcat(char *dest, const char *src); char *strncat(char *dest, const char *src, size_t n); DESCRIPTION
The strcat() function appends the src string to the dest string, overwriting the null byte ('') at the end of dest, and then adds a ter- minating null byte. The strings may not overlap, and the dest string must have enough space for the result. The strncat() function is similar, except that * it will use at most n characters from src; and * src does not need to be null-terminated if it contains n or more characters. As with strcat(), the resulting string in dest is always null-terminated. If src contains n or more characters, strncat() writes n+1 characters to dest (n from src plus the terminating null byte). Therefore, the size of dest must be at least strlen(dest)+n+1. A simple implementation of strncat() might be: char* strncat(char *dest, const char *src, size_t n) { size_t dest_len = strlen(dest); size_t i; for (i = 0 ; i < n && src[i] != '' ; i++) dest[dest_len + i] = src[i]; dest[dest_len + i] = ''; return dest; } RETURN VALUE
The strcat() and strncat() functions return a pointer to the resulting string dest. CONFORMING TO
SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99. SEE ALSO
bcopy(3), memccpy(3), memcpy(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3), wcscat(3), wcsncat(3) COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.25 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at GNU
2008-06-13 STRCAT(3)

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