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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
for hostname in $1
I want to run the above script as hostname.sh yahoo.com google.com cnn.com. I want to shift each hostname to $1. How can do that with above code as currently it's not shifting. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: scj2012
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am reading one of the AIX manuals about shell scripting and (AIX 5) and I found this example when introducing to functions:
print -u2 "$prog: usage: $prog $@"
This example is meant to be easy but I don't understand what it is... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Kibou
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to select 30 days older files under current directory ,but not from subdirectory using below command.
find <Dir> -type f -mtime + 30
This command selecting all the files from current directory and also from sub directory .
I read some documention through internet ,... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: kommineni
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
think using shift would help me finish my script but cant get it work without your help. would appreciate if you give me a example with shift & counter in the same script so I can later work on that to my one.
Thanks and Good Luck! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: me.
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can any one please explain what is the use of shift command in general terms:
set -- $(ls -t)
rm -Rf $*
what is the use of shift command over here.
Thanks a lot for your help (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: aks_1902
When I import VG, it shows:
0516-622 synclvodm: Warning, cannot write lv control block data.
I found AIX V4.3 have updatelv command can recovery LVB from VG, however, updatelv is not existed on AIX 5L, which command to replace it? (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rainbow_bean
AIX:Command to get netaddress/subnet address command in IPv4/IP6
Can anybody help us with a command to retrieve netaddress/subnet address command in IPv4/IP6 on aix machine.
net/subnet address is in the format 172.16.212.0(signifies all 255 machines in an IPv4 network) (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rookie8278
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running a program where in I have this command
which is giving error the shift: number is not correct.
can you please tell me how shift actually works?
the line which is giving error is-
set $PARAM; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift
Is it related somewhere to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: shrao
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
In shell scripting the maximum no. of command line parameters becomes 9(Am i right). If we want to get more than 9 parameters we use the shift command.
Even here there are two possibilities.
1. Without the use of variables - The arguments are lost and the lost no. is equal to the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Nisha
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
There is an error when i am trying to use the shift command in this way:
($1 = -d, $2 = 123, $3 = -c etc etc)
for $arg in $@
case $arg in
"-d") shift; (so that the $2 will become the $arg now)
(and while it loop the 2nd time,)
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: AkumaTay