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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I was practicing writing simple loops as I am a new bash user and I created this script, which turned out to be an endless loop where the echo output does not stop and I do not see where my mistake is.
echo 'enter a number from 1 to 100'
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Discussion started by: goldenlinx
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
AM very new to shell scripting and try to run a simple do while loop statement, but it ends up running endlessly. please can anyone assist, dunno what am doing wrong, any useful suggestions will be welcomed.
### To check a running process instance
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Discussion started by: bayoo
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to compare two columns from file1 with another two column of file2 and print matched and unmatched column like this
1 rs1 abc
3 rs4 xyz
1 rs3 stu
1 kkk rs1 AA 10
1 aaa rs2 DD 20
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Discussion started by: justinjj
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have to files. One file contains two fields: server|userThe other files contains records with 13 fields (always 13). The fields to match on are 3 and 5, but I want to output the whole record. I have been trying this over and over with not much success, or at least inaccurate success. Here is my... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: dagamier
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need to process a dirtree containing ms office files such that each file is stored as a variable and also, just the file file stem. Why? They will be using as input and output parameters for another script. For example /path/to/second_script -i filename.docx -o filename
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Discussion started by: graysky
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
First time post. I did a search so I didn’t see this specific issue. It seems to be a head scratcher for me.
I have an hourly job that on rare occasions, gets into an endless loop.
I’ve tried different scenarios but the current version does basically the following.
Find all the *.arc files and... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sylvan303
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
When finding a string in files within a directory, one can use this:
grep -r "searchstring" dir/subdir/ > listofoccurrences.txt
For brevity sake one can enter the intended directory and use this:
grep -r "searchstring" . > listofoccurrences.txt
which as I found out leads to an endless loop,... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: figaro
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
PHP user here. I'm using an endless loop to perform to mimic a cron. The script does something every 20 minutes. It sleep()s in the meantime.
I have various checks that ensure that only instance can run, including a "gentleman agreement" locked file.
However, I'd like to make sure... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: jjshell
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm pretty new to UNIX shell scripting and need some help. We have an Informatica interface that dumps any files that have errors into a directory. I need to check that directory periodically for any of up to 9 files that might be in it and run a specific process for each file found. The... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: JeffR
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need a quick script that will serve as a sort of "real time monitor" for watching some log files. I am using Bourne shell in HP-UX 10.20. I have basically created a script that never ends, unless of course I manually terminate it. Here's the script (it's called qhistory):
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Discussion started by: cdunavent