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Old 11-16-2010
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Hello forum members.

please go through the below mentioned issue and let me know the right solution.

I have to write a script which runs another script .the executable script take input iam writing the the script below .

Sample Code:Begins
#! /bin/ksh
echo " enter value of mon"
read $mon
if [ -f && $mon ]
echo "OK"
./ $mon
echo "Failed"


please correct the code.file name is and exe script name is

I ma looking forward from you.

Thanks & Regards
Rajkumar G
after compilation the below error test: ] missing.

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# 2  
Old 11-16-2010
read mon
if [[ -f && -z $mon ]]

instead of:

read $mon
if [ -f && $mon ]

# 3  
Old 11-16-2010
The first issue was we should not include the $ during read input
Second in the test you can't test a string.

Can you try the below... It should work for you

#! /bin/ksh
echo " enter value of mon"
read mon
if [ -f ]
        if [ "$mon" != "" ]
                echo "Failed"
        echo "Failed"

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