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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can I create a history function? (By "read" command or so)
How can I configure a read command so that the arrow keys are not displayed so funny? (^[[A)
Thanks in advance. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sinnlosername
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to writing script and want to use a Bash Piped while-read and read from user input.
if something happens on server.log then do while loop or if something happend on user input then do while loop.
Pseudocode something like:
tail -n 3 -f server.log | while read serverline || read... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: MyMorris
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i am a newbie and need some help when reading a csv file in a bourne shell script. I want to read 10 lines, then wait for a minute and then do a reading of another 10 lines and so on in the same way. I want to do this till the end of file.
Any inputs are appreciated
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: victor.s
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Happy New Year to you all!
I have a requirement to read an embedded new-line using KSH's read builtin.
Here is what I am trying to do:
run_sql "select guestid, address, email from guest" | while read id addr email
## Biz logic goes here
I can take care of any... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: a_programmer
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Hi the following c-code utilizing the 'read()' man 2 read method cant read in files larger that 2gig.
Hi I've found a strange problem on ubuntu64bit, that limits the data you are allowed to allocate on a 64bit platform using the c function 'read()'
The following program wont allow to allocate... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: monkeyking
# include <stdio.h>
# include <fcntl.h>
# include <stdlib.h>
# include <sys/stat.h>
int main(int argc, char *argv)
int fRead, fPadded, padVal;
int BUFFSIZE = 512;
if (argc != 4)
printf ("Please provide all of the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: naranja18she
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I know there are caveats about using read in pipelines because read is treated by a subshell. I know this but I can't think of any way to accomplish this regardless, I'm still a rookie.
I hope somebody will be able to interpret what it is that I'm trying to accomplish and correct me.
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: ProGrammar
8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi there, I'm new to unix-environments.
I'm richard, and i'm mostly a web-developer, under php. I've done work in unix env before, but never had my own.
Today, I've got debian 3.1 r4 from the official site, and i've attempted to install it twice.
I installed it initially as "Desktop... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: izua
I'm not sure where to post this but it's happening on a SunOS 5.8 server so I'll try here.
I've discovered some unexpected behavior when using tr.
echo a | tr
echo b | tr
echo a | tr
echo a | tr
echo a | tr
A (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: Mike@Work
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
having read lots of posts about SU I don't quiet understand this :
I'm doing regular backups of my database (u betta do) and therefore use su - username -c "sqlscript special data_base" in a unixscript which is even using cron. (yep!)
Now I need some other script, still with this... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: nulnul7