using Sed in Solaris bash

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Old 07-23-2009
Data using Sed in Solaris bash

I am trying to execute a script with sed that works well in ksh(Linux) however in bash(solaris 8) though it does not give any errors the output file becomes 0 byte.

header of the script:
ksh:2$ head news.ksh
# Shell : KSH

echo TWO
ls -lt /$HOME/*.html
sed "s/Count/$COUNT/g" ${CONFIG_PATH}/news.html > ${CONFIG_PATH}/temp_query.html | mv ${CONFIG_PATH}/temp_query.html ${CONFIG_PATH}/news.html
echo THREE
ls -lt /app.1.0.2/*.html

executed in bash shell using command:

sh -x new.ksh parameter1

+ echo TWO
+ ls -lt /app.1.0.2/news.html
-rw-r--r-- 1 abc abc 1799 Jul 23 10:25 /app.1.0.2/news.html
+ mv /app.1.0.2/temp_query.html /app.1.0.2/news.html
+ sed s/Count/ 0/g /app.1.0.2/news.html
+ echo THREE
+ ls -lt /app.1.0.2/news.html
-rw-r--r-- 1 abc abc 0 Jul 23 10:25 /app.1.0.2/news.html

Looking at the execution all the variables are substituted ... I am not able to understand what is happening Smilie .. need help

Last edited by acharania2011; 07-23-2009 at 07:13 AM..
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Old 07-23-2009
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Old 07-23-2009
Originally Posted by acharania2011
I am trying to execute a script with sed that works well in ksh(Linux) however in bash(solaris 8)
I suppose you mean the opposite: bash(Linux) vs ksh(Solaris 8).
The following line from your script is bogus.
You do not at the same time redirect a command to a file and pipe its output elsewhere. Moreover, mv isn't a command that expect a file from its standard input.
sed "s/Count/$COUNT/g" ${CONFIG_PATH}/news.html > ${CONFIG_PATH}/temp_query.html | mv ${CONFIG_PATH}/temp_query.html ${CONFIG_PATH}/news.html

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