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Old 09-19-2009
syntax error near unexpected token `elif'

what is wrong with the below script:
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Code:
#!/bin/bash

echo "Setting JrePath..."
grep -w "export JrePath" /etc/profile
Export_Status=$?
if [ $Export_Status -eq 0 ]
  echo "JrePath declared"
elif [ $Export_Status -gt 0 ]
  echo "JrePath not declared"
  echo "export JrePath=/etc/alternatives/jre" >> /etc/profile
  echo "JrePath declared"
fi

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I am getting the following error:

Code:
jrepath: line 9: syntax error near unexpected token `elif'
jrepath: line 9: `elif [ $Export_Status -gt 0 ]'

Kindly help..

Last edited by Franklin52; 09-19-2009 at 01:01 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags!
# 2  
Old 09-19-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by proactiveaditya
Code:
if [ $Export_Status -eq 0 ]
echo "JrePath declared"
elif [ $Export_Status -gt 0 ]
echo "JrePath not declared"
echo "export JrePath=/etc/alternatives/jre" >> /etc/profile
echo "JrePath declared"
fi

Code:
if [ $Export_Status -eq 0 ]
then
  echo "JrePath declared"
elif [ $Export_Status -gt 0 ]
then
  echo "JrePath not declared"
  echo "export JrePath=/etc/alternatives/jre" >> /etc/profile
  echo "JrePath declared"
fi

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# 3  
Old 09-19-2009
Thanks

Thanks a lot

still wondering how i missed the "then"

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