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Old 10-25-2012
extracting number of rows

if
Code:
> wc -l data.txt
> 100

(meaning there are 100 rows)

i want to assgn 100 as n so that if i do
Code:
>echo n

it would give me
Code:
 100

Thanks

Last edited by Scott; 10-25-2012 at 11:15 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 2  
Old 10-25-2012
Like this?
Code:
n=$(wc -l < data.txt)

This User Gave Thanks to elixir_sinari For This Post:
# 3  
Old 10-25-2012
Code:
bash-3.2$ n= $(wc -l < ${data}/index_new)
bash: 3758: command not found


i got this...

Last edited by Scott; 10-25-2012 at 11:14 AM.. Reason: Code tags
# 4  
Old 10-25-2012
try:
Code:
n=($(wc data.txt))

# 5  
Old 10-25-2012
I hadn't put a space after the =. Why did you? Drop that space.
# 6  
Old 10-25-2012
@johnkim0806: I don't know how many reminders you need before it sinks in that we'd appreciate it if you'd use code tags.
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