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Parsing config file

Hi All,

I have a requirement to parse a file.

Let me clear you all on the req.

I have a job which contains multiple tasks and each task will have multiple attributes that will be in the below format. Each task will have some sequence number according to that sequence number tasks shld execute.

S.No. SeqNo# TaskID |Task Name | Attribute Name| Attribute Value1 1 1 | Java | classpath | sample.jar2 1 1 | Java | Runtime | -Xms -5123 2 2 | StoredPro | DB | sample.ini4 2 2 | StoredPro | ProcName | get_emp()
Like in the above format the infomation is written into the file.

The above job has 2 tasks (java, storedPro) with multiple attributes to each job. For example Java:- classpath, Runtime

I want to parse the file and and pick up the task and its attributes and execute as per the sequence number like java has to execute first with all attributes and stored proc fallows.

Please advice how can i achieve this.

Appriciate if any links or sample code.
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disown - ksh93 built-in function to disassociate a job with the current shell SYNOPSIS
disown [job ...] DESCRIPTION
The ksh93 disown command prevents the current shell from sending a HUP signal to each of the specified jobs when the current shell termi- nates a login session. If job is omitted, disown sends the HUP signal to the most recently started or stopped background job. OPERANDS
The following operands are supported: job Specifies the job or jobs on which disown operates. Specify job as one of the following: number Refers to a process ID. -number Refers to a process group ID. %number Refers to a job number. %string Refers to a job whose name begins with string. %?string Refers to a job whose name contains string. %+ or %% Refers to the current job. %- Refers to the previous job. EXIT STATUS
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