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# 1  
Old 05-28-2009
Error Increment ABC-123 by 1!!

in a shell script, i hav a variable declared as "ABC-123".
i want to incriment th value ABC-123 by 1 so that the result will be
ABC-124.
Can anyone suggest a solution in shell scripting..
# 2  
Old 05-28-2009
Code:
# v=ABC-123
# IFS=-
# set -- $v
# echo $(( $2+1 ))
124
# echo "$1-$(( $2+1 ))"
ABC-124

# 3  
Old 05-28-2009
Then why not post in the the correct forums "Shell Programming and Scripting"
# 4  
Old 05-29-2009
Mr Shamrock,i think its in Shell Programming and Scripting fourms only.
# 5  
Old 05-29-2009
below perl can add 1 to all those number inside certain string. Hope can help you some.


Code:
while(<DATA>){
	s/([0-9]+)/$1+1/eg;
	print;
}
__DATA__
ABC-123
EFG-234
ABC-123-BCD
123ABC34


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