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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to run a query which returns a sum value(a number).
I want to get it in a variable so that i can refer to that variable in different places.
when i am running the following command
variable=`isql -Uuser -Sserver -Ppassword
1> select sum(count(*)) from xyz..abc where clm_id... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sharma331
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'd like to assign the output of the find command to a variable.
What I need is to run the find command, and if it returns zero files, the program exits.
so i'm trying to assign the output of the find command to the $var1 variable....and then if this is less than one, I echo a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: horhif
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm working on a short BASH script on my Ubuntu box that will run powerpoint scripts with MS Powerpoint Viewer 2007 via WINE.
I can run the presentation when I run it manually but what i'd like to do is have the script look for the newest file then run it.
# Start the newest... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: binary-ninja
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm hoping you guys can help me out here. I've been trying different methods to try and get what IW as hoping would be a fairly simple script but has turned into a pain.
Bit of background - I am writing a script to check values in certain failes to ensure they are corerct. I'm runnign this on... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: stuc
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a shell script containing a command string in the following format:
command1 | command2 | cut -c9-16
The output from this is a record number (using characters 9-16 of the original output string) e.g. ORD-1234
I wish to save this value to a variable for use in later commands... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: philjo
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
When I run time -p <command>, it outputs:
sys X.XXwhere X.XX is seconds. How I can take just that first number output, the seconds of real time, and assign that to a variable? (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: jeriryan87
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have two questions, I am new to programming
1. I have an output of a command and i want to get some specific part of it in a variable. i am trying
sr=`some comand xyz| grep 'Last Changed Rev:' | cut -c19-`
now variable sr gets a end of line character at end.
output of the command... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: muaz
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I wrote a script to get the oldest file from a directory path (which is passed as a parameter to the script)
JPM_FILENAME = `(ls -tr User* | head -1)`
###### END... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: dsrookie
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to assign the output of a command to a variable and then concat it with another string, however, it keeps overwriting the original string instead of adding on to the end of the string.
Contents of test.txt --> This is a test
var1="`head -n 1 test.txt`"
echo $var1 (This is a... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: oma04
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
With cut -c 8-13 myfile,
I am getting some numeric value.
In my shell script I am trying to assign something like this,
var=cut -c 8-13 myfile
But at the time of execution I am getting -c is not found.
If I dont assign, then script executes well.
Can we not simply use the value from one... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: videsh77