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# 1  
Old 04-27-2010
Syntax error near unexpected token `done'

Hi all,
Here is a simple script that is working in one server and is giving a syntax error in other server. Can somebody help me ?

Code:
 
 
#!/bin/bash
# ftp files
done < $file

errors:
Quote:
sql.sh: line 18: syntax error near unexpected token `done'
'ql.sh: line 18: `done < $file
I tried..with no success:
Code:
if [ "$key" = 'RUNNING' ]; then


Last edited by Lenora2009; 04-27-2010 at 09:58 PM..
# 2  
Old 04-27-2010
remove single quote and add double quote
Code:
file="/impact/prod/sqllog0.txt"

check the script for any unexpected character :-)
# 3  
Old 04-27-2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by vidyadhar85
remove single quote and add double quote
Code:
file="/impact/prod/sqllog0.txt"

check the script for any unexpected character :-)
this should not matter - leave the single quotes.
change:
Code:
if [ $key = "RUNNING" ]; then

to
Code:
if [ "$key" = 'RUNNING' ]; then

# 4  
Old 04-27-2010
Try:
Code:
cat $file | while read line
do
...
if [ "$key" = RUNNING ]; then
...
done

instead of
Code:
while read line
do
...
if [ $key = "RUNNING" ]; then
...
done < $file

# 5  
Old 04-27-2010
No luck, I am getting the same errors Smilie

Code:
#!/bin/bash
# ftp files
done < $file

Here are the errors:

Code:
 
sql.sh: line 18: syntax error near unexpected token `done'
'ql.sh: line 18: `done < $file


Last edited by Lenora2009; 04-27-2010 at 09:59 PM..
# 6  
Old 04-27-2010
You missed to remove the last "< $file".
# 7  
Old 04-27-2010
Problem with this lines...

cat $file | while read line

done < $file


Please remove cat $file or < $file.
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