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For numbers between 0 and 1 the below logic is not working.
Output of above shall be "correct" but its echoing "incorrect".Kindly suggest
else echo incorrect
Video tutorial on how to use code tags in The UNIX and Linux Forums. (3 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
if ; then
Can someone please tell me how else they would go about doing the above?
When i do it, i get errors such as: (10 Replies)
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Hi. I do not know how to compare numbers and need help. In my script I have to figure the MAX, MIN, & Avg. Sales amounts.
Please help me.
In the code, "transaction" is a counter.
while test $sales
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How to compare two numbers with decimal points ?
Is there a way in bash to do this? (33 Replies)
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Im trying to compare two numbers with decimals but its not working as expected.
then echo "equal"
When I do this it says that the numbers are equal. Ultimately Im using -le and -ge in the if statements but I tested with -eq for simplicity.
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Apologies if this has been asked previously but I couldn't find the answer I was hoping for.
Basically, all I want to do is compare the OS X version against the version that I require in my script. So I'm retrieving the OS version using defaults read, but how can I compare this... (10 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello, I'm searching for a quick method to read numeric values from a file or a defined variable and identifying the largest number. For instance if the following numbers are in a file or defined to a variable:
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What "short" method could be used to... (7 Replies)
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Can someone tell me how do I comapre two numbers with the decimals in UNIX shell scripting
I understand "-gt" can be used only for integers
Regards, Giri (4 Replies)
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10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I kinda newbie in unix so I would like so help.I know that there is a command that compares two integer numbers test (eg. #$1=0 ).I would like to know if it is possible to compare any number with another (eg. 2.3=0 or 3.7!=0 4.5>2.2).
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