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# 1  
Old 06-10-2011
using read to enter the input at runtime

Hi
I am stucked in the below script .I want to input with yes/no from the user and then execute the code inside if but it is not working .I just need the logic as where I am wrong so that i can use the same in my work .
Code:
[#!/bin/ksh
read value
if[ "$value" -eq 'Y' ]
then
  echo "Hi All"
fi

].

Please suugest .

Last edited by radoulov; 06-10-2011 at 11:02 AM.. Reason: Code tags.
# 2  
Old 06-10-2011
eq is used for integer comparisons, use = for string comparisons:
Code:
if [ "$value" = "Y" ]

instead of:
Code:
if[ "$value" -eq 'Y' ]

# 3  
Old 06-13-2011
using read to enter the input at runtime

hi Franklin52
I triedthe below thing , it is not working .
# 4  
Old 06-13-2011
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
read value
if [ "$value" = Y ]
then
  echo Hi All
fi

It works.
# 5  
Old 06-13-2011
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
read value
if [ $value = y -o $value = Y ]
then
  echo Hi All
fi

It works fine

Last edited by Scott; 06-13-2011 at 08:06 AM.. Reason: Code tags

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