Operating Systems Solaris Get file name in shell scrip loop: bad substitution Post 302519014 by soueric on Monday 2nd of May 2011 08:01:53 PM
Get file name in shell scrip loop: bad substitution

Hi guys. Good day, morning, afternoon or night, depending on where you live.
I have a script shell in which I am looping on files (absolute path) see code section above.
I always have an error: bad substitution.
Smilie
Is it because my variable file is the index of the loop and not a normal string?
Code:
for file in $home/$input/*.txt
do
    echo ${file##*/}.log
done

I specify that I need to loop on the absolute path, as I do not want to go inside the files folder, as I am running the script from a bin folder and want to stay in there.

Thanks for your help.
 
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package require platform::shell ?1.1.4? platform::shell::generic shell platform::shell::identify shell platform::shell::platform shell _________________________________________________________________ DESCRIPTION
The platform::shell package provides several utility commands useful for the identification of the architecture of a specific Tcl shell. This package allows the identification of the architecture of a specific Tcl shell different from the shell running the package. The only requirement is that the other shell (identified by its path), is actually executable on the current machine. While for most platform this means that the architecture of the interrogated shell is identical to the architecture of the running shell this is not generally true. A counter example are all platforms which have 32 and 64 bit variants and where a 64bit system is able to run 32bit code. For these running and interrogated shell may have different 32/64 bit settings and thus different identifiers. For applications like a code repository it is important to identify the architecture of the shell which will actually run the installed packages, versus the architecture of the shell running the repository software. COMMANDS
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