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Old 05-07-2015
Trigger email from script if the Special Character replacement is successfull

Hello Gurus,

I have a script developed...

# This pScript will remove/replace the special characters fromfiles
trxdate="`date +%Y%m%d_%H%M%S`"
cd /mnt/G/Inbound/Pre-Prod/GEM/From_O/Scriptprocess

CNTS=`ls $INBOUND/ECEPYO.dat | wc -l`
echo "$CNTS"
if (( CNTS == 0 ))
echo "file."
while [ ${CNTS} -ne 0 ]
CURRENTFILE=`ls ECEPYO.dat | head -1` 

#	remove/replace the special char
sed -e 's/'/ /g' -e 's/\\/ /g' -e 's/é/ /g' -e 's///g' -e 's/-/ /g' -e 's/-/-/g' -e 's///g' -e 's/`/ /g' $CURRENTFILE >> $CURRENTFILE.tmp 

#copying file to folder	
#removing the files	
CNTS=`ls $INBOUND/ECEPYO.dat | wc -l`
echo "$CNTS"
exit 0

Here my question is , I have used sed commmand to replace the special characters found in the file, so I want to trigger email (in the email I want to have which special character is replaced) if any of the listed special characters replaced to some email id like : Also all files will not have special characters , so some may have and some may not have.

Can anyone please help me here.


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# 2  
Old 05-19-2015

Are asking for an email if a "special character" was found in ECEPYO.dat?

I would also separate the function of checking for "special characters" from the function of removing them, with


cd $SDIR || exit 1
test -f ${FILE} || exit 2
test -s ${FILE} || exit 0

trap "rm -f ${TEMP} ${LIST}" EXIT

for special in €™ \\ é  €” –  \`; do
  grep -n "${special}" ${FILE} > ${LIST}
  if [[ -s ${LIST} ]]; then
    echo "${special}": $(cut -d: -f1 ${LIST})
  fi >> ${TEMP}

if [[ -s ${TEMP} ]]; then
  mailx -s "SpecialCharacters were found" ${ADDR} < ${TEMP}

(! untested !)

` and \ are "special characters"?

I do have to admit to some trepidations. The directory the script changes into is a subdirectory of /mnt? This is typically used for temporary mounts.

Why the while loop? Your script only processes a single file: ECEPYO.dat.

Simplifying your original script:
#! /bin/bash


cd $SDIR || exit 1
test -f ${FILE} || exit 0

sed -e 's/€™/ /g' \
    -e 's/\\/ /g' \
    -e 's/é/ /g' \
    -e 's///g' \
    -e 's/€”/ /g' \
    -e 's/–/-/g' \
    -e 's///g' \
    -e 's/`/ /g' $FILE >> $FDIR/$FILE

Last edited by derekludwig; 05-19-2015 at 09:34 AM.. Reason: typo
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