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Old 05-11-2011
Looping

Hi evryone
i need a help .

i have a file xcv.the content is :

accelerate

i want a script which will run 1000 times in loop and changing the value to

accelerate to
acceler

in 1st loop and in 2nd loop it will be again

accelerate and so on .
# 2  
Old 05-11-2011
Requirement not clear. 1000 times to change accelerate to acceler?

regards,
Ahamed
# 3  
Old 05-11-2011
looping

yes ....1000 times to change accelerate to acceler?
# 4  
Old 05-11-2011
You can try using sed option...inside for loop

Code:
sed 's/accelerate/acceler/g' inputfile

Thanks
SHa
# 5  
Old 05-11-2011
looping

sed 's/accelerate/acceler/g' inputfile
by this i can get value "acceler" in 1st loop but in 2nd loop i wantreverse
# 6  
Old 05-11-2011
The example you're giving for this question is so absurd I have to ask: is this homework?
# 7  
Old 05-11-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by Aditya.Gurgaon
sed 's/accelerate/acceler/g' inputfile
by this i can get value "acceler" in 1st loop but in 2nd loop i wantreverse
So you need to check the current state and act differently depending on the current state
Code:
if accelerate=$(grep accelerate inputfile); then 
   sed 's/accelerate/acceler/g' inputfile
else
   sed 's/acceler/accelerate/g' inputfile
fi


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