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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I need to check whether a file exists and has been changed.
The file should contain a specific string. The file should also have been changed within the last ten seconds.
How do I do that? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: locoroco
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have the below code written. However I am not getting the desired output
I am checking if the particular path has file in it.
ls -l /IRS2/IRS2_ODI/INFILE/*LS* 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null
echo "File Exists"
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Shanmugapriya D
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
bash in RHEL 6.3
I have these 2 files with strings.
$ cat someStrings.txt
$$ cat checkIF.txt
$I need to search for strings in someStrings.txt file that matches the patterns in checkIF.txt file.
The strings in... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: kraljic
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to check if the file exists or not in the directory.
i am trying below code but not working.
if ]; then
echo "file found"
echo "file not found"
However i am getting file not found even if file exits as... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vivekit82
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
#Testing for file existence
if ; then
echo 'SCHOOL data is available for processing'
echo 'SCHOOL DATA IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR PROCESSING'
i wrote a script, where it begins by checking if file exists or not.
If it exists, it truncates the database... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: rxg
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I want to write a script to see if various files exist. What I want to do is have the script search in various directories if a file exist, and if not, then output something like "/path/file does not exist". I don't actually know of how to check and see if a file exists or not. What I have in mind... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: astropi
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
basically im trying to make this work in a bash shell script without using if statements
echo testfile exists!
what it does is check if the file exists or not
i have this line but its not working, it checks if the testfile exists if it doesnt it 2> to the dev null... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: gangsta
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to write a script which checks if any file exists with "*.log" or "*.out" in Directory
below is the code
if ; then
its always going to else part and printing... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: ch33ry
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi. I'd like to have an IF-Then-Else statement where I can check to see if a file exists? We have the Bourne Shell by default. I'm looking for the syntax to do something like this:
if myfile.txt exists then
Any help would be greatly... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: buechler66
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to write a bit of code that will check if a file exists and then archives the file
Im trying to use the following if statement without success..
mv filename archive/filename
echo "no filename exists"
Should the file name be... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Jazmania