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Old 07-25-2009
calculations in bash


i have following problem,
i need to use split command to split files each should be cca 700 lines but i dont know how to inplement it in the scripts becasuse each time the origin file will be various size ,
any body got any idea

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Old 07-25-2009
Can you clarify how you want to split the file, in a fix number of files or lines?

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Old 07-25-2009
Are you using the split command?
cat filename | wc -l  | read linecount

l=$(( $linecount % $maxpgcnt ))
while [[ $l -gt 0  && $l -lt $(( $maxpgcnt - 20 )) ]]
       maxpgcnt=$(( $maxpgcnt + 1 )) 
       l=$(( $linecount % $maxpgcnt ))

split -l $l filename

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