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Old 07-28-2011
if PATH contains a certain string problem!

Hi I am using MKS Toolkit c shell.

I want to basically check if my PATH variable already contains a certain path directory so I tried this (it didnt work!): if: Expression Syntax

if ( echo $path |grep -c c:/PROGRA~1/blah/blah ) then

please help me get this little statement to work.

Thank you!
# 2  
Old 07-28-2011
switch ( "$path" )
  case *c:/PROGRA~1/blah/blah*:
    echo OK

# 3  
Old 07-28-2011
if ( "$path" !~ "c:/PROGRA~1/blah/blah" ) then

worked for me
# 4  
Old 07-28-2011
If you want to test result of echo+grep, something like this is what you need

echo $path | grep -q c:/PROGRA~1/blah/blah
if ( ! $status) then
    echo YES

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