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Old 07-21-2011
Embed function in if statement

Hey everyone,
I am just trying to figure out how to embed a function in an if statement.
I have the following test script so far:

Code:
PRIMARY=192.168.1.2
SECONDARY=192.168.1.1

function checkAlive {
        ping -c 1 -q $1
}

if [ checkAlive $PRIMARY -eq 0 ]
        then
                echo "equaled 0"
fi


This doesn't seem to work. Does anyone have any advice?
# 2  
Old 07-21-2011
Code:
if checkAlive $PRIMARY; then
   echo "equaled 0"
fi

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