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Posted By Chubler_XL
This looks like a homework question to me, I...
This looks like a homework question to me, I hope you were told not to try running this program on a production system.
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Posted By Chubler_XL
A process calls the wait() function and kernel...
A process calls the wait() function and kernel level code checks the status of a child process, it will suspend execution of the calling thread until status information for one of the terminated...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
You could use sed (or similar) to convert your...
You could use sed (or similar) to convert your input syntax to an awk expression eg:

CONDITIONS="(1=CT or 2=US_10) and 3=CT_US_10 and 4="
CONDITIONS=$(echo "$CONDITIONS" |
sed \
-e...
Forum: Linux 1 Day Ago
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Posted By Chubler_XL
What value do you have for swappiness...
What value do you have for swappiness (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paging#Swappiness):

# cat /proc/sys/vm/swappiness
60


You can try tweaking this back a lower percentage (eg add/change...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Oops, typo in my earlier reply - thanks...
Oops, typo in my earlier reply - thanks MadeInGermany for picking this up.
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Posted By Chubler_XL
2>&1 is an operator which duplicates file...
2>&1 is an operator which duplicates file descriptors, in this case stderr (2) is duplicated onto stdout (1) (See the Duplicating File Descriptors in the bash manual)

In command1 2>&1 | command2...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Assigning the array with set will automatically...
Assigning the array with set will automatically size to the input eg.

$ set arr=(1 2 3 4 5)
$ set newarr=(1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10)
$ echo ${#arr}
5
$ set arr=( $newarr:q )
$ echo ${#arr}
10
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Posted By Chubler_XL
This forum is not a script writing service. ...
This forum is not a script writing service.

If you have a solution you have worked on that is not complete we can help you, but you must have shown some effort to solve this yourself.

Also...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
You could look for VM[wW]are in the output from...
You could look for VM[wW]are in the output from /usr/X11/bin/scanpci as it should output something like [VMware SVGA II] PCI Display Adapter on a VMWare client.

Try:if /usr/X11/bin/scanpci | grep...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
You should have a look at the awk tolower()...
You should have a look at the awk tolower() function.

In your case you want to replace field #1 with a lowercase version of it's self something like this:

/NAME/ { $1=tolower($1); printf "%s"...
569
Posted By Chubler_XL
Not quite sure what you mean by input as an array...
Not quite sure what you mean by input as an array value. It's fairly straight forward to pre-load an array with fixed values or copy an existing array into another:

$ set ar=(10 165 22 156)
$...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
I think the carriage return at the end of the...
I think the carriage return at the end of the input is scrolling up the terminal. How about prompting for a single Y or N response (no need to CR):

#!/bin/bash

# -----
# function:...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
try the following: #!/usr/bin/env bash ...
try the following:

#!/usr/bin/env bash

pkginfo -l | egrep '(BASEDIR|NAME|VERSION)' | awk '{print}' > /tmp/cp1

/usr/bin/nawk -F: '
{for (i=1; i<=NF; i++) {gsub (/^ *| *$/,...
Forum: Shell Programming and Scripting 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Chubler_XL
You could try this: set ar=() set x=10 ...
You could try this:

set ar=()
set x=10
foreach i ( `seq $x`)
set ar=($ar:q " ")
end
echo ${#ar}

However with my csh (tchs 6.22.01) using $arr:q to print array elements with quotes...
Forum: Shell Programming and Scripting 2 Weeks Ago
384
Posted By Chubler_XL
From the original post we have: find path \( \ ...
From the original post we have: find path \( \
\( [folder-condition A] \) -prune -o \
\( [folder-condition B] \) -prune -o \
\( [folder-condition C] \) -prune \
\) -o \( \
\(...
473
Posted By Chubler_XL
the first < is a standard input redirection and...
the first < is a standard input redirection and causes input to the read command to come from a file.

The second part is process substitution witch takes the format of <(list). The value list...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Do not post classroom or homework problems in the...
Do not post classroom or homework problems in the main forums. Homework and coursework questions can only be posted in this forum (https://www.unix.com/homework-coursework-questions/) under special...
473
Posted By Chubler_XL
This is because commands within a pipeline are...
This is because commands within a pipeline are run in subshells so the read statement is setting the variables is a subshell which has not impact on the main shell.

You can achieve what you want...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
This function is quite well commented, it...
This function is quite well commented, it basically uses the tail command to print the last MAX_LENGTH ($2) lines of FILE ($1) these are stored in a temporary file (name generated by the mktmp...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
That looks like a good approach. You could...
That looks like a good approach.

You could get some more efficiency by not calling the date external on each input line and using bash to convert the date time to an mmddHHMMSS number for direct...
Forum: Shell Programming and Scripting 3 Weeks Ago
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Posted By Chubler_XL
I voted for the 6/7 letter word option for a...
I voted for the 6/7 letter word option for a couple of reasons. I feel the command(s) would be more self-documenting with longer names. Google, searches, etc for command will avoid false positives...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Check your manual for rpmbuild, specifically the...
Check your manual for rpmbuild, specifically the --target PLATFORM option. As Neo pointed out you will need some 32 bit libraries installed on your 64 bit OS to be available to do this cross...
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Ensure dollar variable to be expanded is outside...
Ensure dollar variable to be expanded is outside of single quotes eg:
echo 'File not found in '"$PWD"', please re-enter'

In your script you would do:

for i in `cat file1`
do
...
Forum: Solaris 12-19-2019
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Discussion moved to Solaris area, you will find...
Discussion moved to Solaris area, you will find more people with the Solaris specific knowledge to answer this question here.
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Posted By Chubler_XL
Firstly the posted script seems to be missing...
Firstly the posted script seems to be missing single quote at the start of the awk code, and two single quotes at the end.

Also your system is reporting that nawk is not installed nawk is usually...
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