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say that i have strings that end in "text"
foo.9.text, bar.10.text, baz.11.text
and i want a C function to chop off the last four characters and replace each string with a '\0'; obviously with error-checking. Any ideas?
TIA! (7 Replies)
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2. What is on Your Mind?
A byte is the smallest unit of storage which can be accessed in a computer's memory- either in RAM or ROM.It also holds exactly 8 bits.But its old view one byte was sufficient to hold one 8 bit character.Modern days especially on .NET or international versions of Win 32, 16 bits is needed.
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is there a better way to do this:
head -c 10000k /var/dump.log | head -c 6000k
unfortunately, the "-c" option is not available on sun solaris. so i'm looking at "dd". but i dont know how to use it to achieve the same exact goal as the above head command.
this needs to work on both solaris... (5 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
suppose, entered input is of 1-40 bytes, i need it to be converted to 40 bytes exactly.
example: if i have entered my name anywhere between 1-40 i want it to be stored with 40 bytes exactly.
enter your name:
donald duck (this is of 11 bytes)
expected is as below - display 11... (3 Replies)
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello guys. I really hope someone will help me with this one..
So, I have to write this script who:
- creates a file home/student/vmdisk of 10 mb
- formats that file to ext3
- mounts that partition to /mnt/partition
- creates a file /mnt/partition/data. In this file, there will... (1 Reply)
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While running script I am getting an error like
Few lines in data are not being processed.
After googling it I came to know that adding such line would give some memory to it
my input file size is 1 GB.
Is that memory limit is based on RAM we have on... (1 Reply)
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I want to ping 1500 bytes of data from a pc to another pc in the network. What is command used for the same?
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I want to find zero byte files in the given folder for the given day.
I know we can use find . -size 0 -mtime 0
But is there an option for file creation.?
ls -lart | grep ' 0 Apr 24' will also work.
Also is there any alternative using awk ?
I want to know how to use awk in... (1 Reply)
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I am creating ASCII file from Oracle procedure into Unix box.
I undertstand there is NO CRLF as I am writing it into one complete string .. but need to know what is best way to format the file with 80bytes per line only before handing over to another program.
Thanks in advance
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Does anybody know or guide me on how to remove the first N bytes and the last N bytes from a binary file? Is there any AWK or SED or any command that I can use to achieve this?
Your help is greatly appreciated!!
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