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Old 10-31-2011
While read line ignores the '\' in file content

I need to read temp.$i file content line by line through while loop but somehow the '\' do not appear in output.. Can someone guide how to read this exact content line by line in unix :
Code:
        if [ -s "temp.$i" ]
        then
           cat temp.$i | head -1 # the file content appears fine 
           while read line1
           do
                 echo "$line1"   # the '\''s are being ignored in output
                 exit
          done < temp.$i
        fi

Output:
Code:
AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\02RUN\RUNMISURE_E2E, sequence job  # ok
AM_DASHBOARDMAIN02RUNRUNMISURE_E2E, sequence job      #not ok

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Last edited by Scott; 10-31-2011 at 08:20 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 2  
Old 10-31-2011
Code:
while read -r line
do
  echo "$line"
done < input_file

--ahamed
# 3  
Old 10-31-2011
Thanks

Thanks Ahamed, -r worked Smilie

---------- Post updated at 05:36 AM ---------- Previous update was at 05:23 AM ----------

One more thing please:
Code:
  echo $1  
  jobname=`echo $1 | awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\' '{print $NF}'`
  echo "$jobname is jobname"

$1 is 'AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE, sequence job'
so jobname should be 'RUNSURE_EEE'
but I am getting output as 'AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE is jobname'
I have also tried:
Code:
echo $1 | awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\\' '{print $NF}

but stil same

Any idea about this?

Last edited by Scott; 10-31-2011 at 08:48 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 4  
Old 10-31-2011
Code:
 
echo $1 | sed 's/.*\\\(.*\),.*/\1/'

# 5  
Old 10-31-2011
Didnt work...

BAsically
Code:
echo $1 | awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\\' '{print $NF}

is working fine
but when i store it in a variable like
Code:
jobname=`echo $1 | awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\\' '{print $NF}`
echo $jobname

It doesnt work.

$1 is 'AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE, sequence job'
so jobname should be 'RUNSURE_EEE'
but I am getting output as 'AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE is jobname'

Last edited by Scott; 11-01-2011 at 08:22 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 6  
Old 10-31-2011
Code:
 
$ x="AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE, sequence job"
$ echo $x
AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE, sequence job
$ y=`echo $x|awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\' '{print $NF}'`
$ echo $y
RUNSURE_EEE

Seems to be working.

Thanks,
Vijay
# 7  
Old 10-31-2011
Quote:
Originally Posted by Prev
Didnt work...

BAsically , echo $1 | awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\\' '{print $NF} is working fine
but when i store it in a variable like

jobname=`echo $1 | awk -F',' '{print $1}'| awk -F'\\' '{print $NF}`
echo $jobname

It doesnt work.

$1 is 'AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE, sequence job'
so jobname should be 'RUNSURE_EEE'
but I am getting output as 'AM_DASHBOARD\MAIN\20RUN\RUNSURE_EEE is jobname'
Code:
# echo $x|awk -F'\' 'sub(",.*","",$4){print $4}'
RUNSURE_EEE

Code:
# echo $x|sed -r 's:.*\\(.*),.*:\1:'
RUNSURE_EEE


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