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Old 10-05-2009
bash problem

I have a ksh script with the following code and working fine under ksh.

        while read a b c
                test "$a" = "$oraserver" && { orahome=$b; break; }
                echo $orahome
        done < /var/opt/oracle/oratab2
        ORACLE_HOME=$orahome;export ORACLE_HOME

If I run this code under bash , it's setting ORACLE_HOME=''.

can somebody tell me what I am missing under bash or do I need to modify it for bash ?

# 2  
Old 10-05-2009

What will work under both is:


test "$a" = "$oraserver" && orahome=$b && break

# 3  
Old 10-05-2009
Thankyou .

I tried with the modified code , but, it's not working.
# 4  
Old 10-05-2009
Same problem?

Perhaps if you said what $oraserver should be, and posted your oratab file (or the relevant part of it).....
# 5  
Old 10-05-2009
here is the content of oratab file.


all I am trying to do is get the path from the above.
# 6  
Old 10-05-2009

I would use awk... simpler!

orahome=$(awk -F: '$1 == "'$oraserver'" {print $2}'  /var/opt/oracle/oratab2)

If $oraserver is set to one of +ASM1, abcd1 or xyz1 then it should work fine.
# 7  
Old 10-06-2009
Nope . The awk solution is also not working.

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