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Old 10-22-2009
Simple if then else question

I am having trouble making this statement work. I am passing in a number value for the number of days to keep archive logs for and wanted to make sure that it is a number. I have a script that will return 1 for is a number and 0 for is not a number. I also want to make sure that the number is not negative. Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


if [ ${CHECKKEEPDAYS} == 0 | ${KEEPDAYS} < 0 ]
   echo "Days to keep must be numeric and greater than 0!"
   exit 1

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Old 10-22-2009
[ ${CHECKKEEPDAYS} -eq 0 -o ${KEEPDAYS} -lt 0 ]

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Old 10-22-2009
That's perfect, thanks!
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