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# 1  
Old 08-20-2009
Problem with reading from a properties file

Hi,

i have a properties file a.prop where entry is like
PROCESS_IDX=0

Now in my shell schript i am doing like this.
#!/bin/sh
. a.prop
..............
-.......................
while read line
do
# tokenize the string by ",".
var=(`echo $line | tr ',' ' '`)
echo $PROCESS_IDX --> is printing 16
but when i am giving like below
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; then
it is giving me the below error
")syntax error: operand expected (error token is "

Thanks for your help.

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and the same code works if i am putting PROCESS_IDX=0 in my shell script.

Pls help
# 2  
Old 08-20-2009
Please use CODE tags to clean up the formatting there - it's very hard to read.
Also, I don't believe ${variable[index]} syntax works under bourne (you start your script with #!/bin/sh).
Make sure you are remembering to export the PROCESS_IDX variable in your properties file too.
# 3  
Old 08-20-2009
Put the contents of the file.
# 4  
Old 08-21-2009
I have an input file like

Code:
RMS_RPT_PERIOD_DIM,Table,NYTD_SLS_DM,GPS_SLS_DM1,NYTD_SLS_GPS_INT,RMS_DM,byreddys,7/31/2009,byreddys,7/31/2009,Y,//depot/eqr/salesgps/trunk/src/db/table,TBL_GPS_CONTACT_DETAILS.sql,1.1,,lakshmi,sql,y
GPS_SLS_DM1,Table,NYTD_SLS_GPS,GPS_SLS_DM1,NYTD_SLS_GPS_INT,GPS_SLS_DM_IN,byreddys,8/3/2009,byreddys,8/3/2009,Y,//depot/eqr/salesgps/trunk/src/db/schema,GPS_SLS_DM,1.1,,lakshmi,sql,yNow i want to read these records in a while loop one after another
My code is liek this.

Code:
Object_Name=0
OBJECT_TYPE=1
Source_DB_Name=2
Source_Schema=3
Target_DB_Name=4
Target_Schema=5
DATA_LOAD=10
Perforce_Directory_Name=11
Perforce_Script_Name=12
DB_TYPE_IDX=15
PROCESS_IDX=16
while read line
do
# tokenize the string by ",".
var=(`echo $line | tr ',' ' '`)
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; then
log_it "entered to process record ${num}"
It works fine. But when i am declaring these values in a seperate file like
a.prop
Object_Name=0
OBJECT_TYPE=1
Source_DB_Name=2
Source_Schema=3
Target_DB_Name=4
Target_Schema=5
DATA_LOAD=10
Perforce_Directory_Name=11
Perforce_Script_Name=12
DB_TYPE_IDX=15
PROCESS_IDX=16
and my code now is
#!/bin/ksh
# Set up the environment
. a.prop
....
while read line
do
# tokenize the string by ",".
var=(`echo $line | tr ',' ' '`)
echo $PROCESS_IDX
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; then
log_it "entered to process record ${num}"echo $PROCESS_IDX is printing 16
but
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; is failing it says : arithmetic syntax error 16
Please help me to resolve this issue.
# 5  
Old 08-21-2009
Once again, please use CODE tags to clean up the formatting there. It's very hard to read!
# 6  
Old 08-21-2009
My Input file :
***************************************************************
RMS_RPT_PERIOD_DIM,Table,NYTD_SLS_DM,GPS_SLS_DM1,NYTD_SLS_GPS_INT,RMS_DM,byreddys,7/31/2009,byreddys,7/31/2009,Y,//depot/eqr/salesgps/trunk/src/db/table,TBL_GPS_CONTACT_DETAILS.sql,1.1,,lakshmi,sql,y
....................................
***************************************************************
Now i want to read these records in a while loop one after another
My code is like this.

[Code]
Object_Name=0
DB_TYPE_IDX=15
PROCESS_IDX=16
while read line
do
# tokenize the string by ",".
var=(`echo $line | tr ',' ' '`)
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; then
log_it "entered to process record ${num}"
It works fine. But when i am declaring these values in a seperate file like
a.prop
Object_Name=0
OBJECT_TYPE=1
DB_TYPE_IDX=15
PROCESS_IDX=16
[code]
and my code now is
#!/bin/ksh
# Set up the environment
. a.prop
....
while read line
do
# tokenize the string by ",".
var=(`echo $line | tr ',' ' '`)
echo $PROCESS_IDX
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; then
log_it "entered to process record ${num}"echo $PROCESS_IDX is printing 16
but
if [ "${var[$PROCESS_IDX]}" == "y" ]; is failing it says : arithmetic syntax error 16
Please help me to resolve this issue.
# 7  
Old 08-21-2009
WTF, how many times do we have to tell you to put CODE tags around your code or file contents ?

Are you unable to read the requests in English ?

tyler_durden

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