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# 1  
Old 05-20-2015
Loop counter resets by itself

Hi!

Can anyone explain this? The counter CDR_count should go on forever, but it suddenly resets at every step of the FOR loop (I know this because $_file has exactly 378 records). However, the counter reset is OUTSIDE the FOR loop. What's going on??

Code:
#!/bin/bash

if [ "$1" = "" ] || [ "$2" = "" ]; then
   echo
   echo "USAGE: ./CCN_CDR_parser.sh <CCN CDR files - path & wildcard allowed> <MSISDN>"
   echo
   exit
fi

echo
echo "Searching CDRs for MSISDN $2 in:"
echo "$1"
echo

file_count=0
file_total=`ls -1 $1 | wc -l | tr -d " "`
CDR_count=0
CDR_match=0
echo > CDR.tmp

for _file in `ls -1 $1`
do
  echo -ne "Files processed: $file_count / $file_total       CDRs match : $CDR_match / $CDR_count"\\r
  file_count=`expr $file_count + 1`

     cat $_file | while read _line
     do

             if [ "$_line" = "CDRCCN.ChargingDataOutputRecord.onlineCreditControlRecord" ]; then

                CDR_count=`expr $CDR_count + 1`
                echo "Files processed: $file_count / $file_total       CDRs match : $CDR_match / $CDR_count"

                if [ "`grep "servedAccount : '$2'" CDR.tmp`" != "" ]; then
                   CDR_match=`expr $CDR_match + 1`
                   mv CDR.tmp CDR$CDR_match.txt
                   echo -ne "Files processed: $file_count / $file_total       CDRs match : $CDR_match / $CDR_count"\\r
                fi

                CDR_start="true"
             else
                CDR_start="false"
             fi


             if [ "$CDR_start" = "true" ]; then
                echo $_line > CDR.tmp
             else
                echo $_line >> CDR.tmp
             fi

      done
done

echo
echo

Code:
Files processed: 23 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 373
Files processed: 23 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 374
Files processed: 23 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 375
Files processed: 23 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 376
Files processed: 23 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 377
Files processed: 23 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 378
Files processed: 24 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 1
Files processed: 24 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 2
Files processed: 24 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 3
Files processed: 24 / 1192       CDRs match : 0 / 4


Last edited by Flavius; 05-20-2015 at 03:24 PM..
# 2  
Old 05-20-2015
Code:
CDR_count=`expr $CDR_count + 1`

Is depricated, try instead:
Code:
CDR_count=$(( $CDR_count + 1 ))

Likewise for CDR_match.

Other than that (which could, or not, be the cause) the counting should work.

hth

EDIT:
You could add something like
Code:
echo running here

Inside that block, to see if its actualy executed.

Or just start the script like:
Code:
$SHELL -x ./scriptname

# 3  
Old 05-20-2015
It's gotta be the craziest bug of my carrier.

Code:
     cat $_file | while read _line
     do

             if [ "$_line" = "CDRCCN.ChargingDataOutputRecord.onlineCreditControlRecord" ]; then
#                CDR_count=`expr $CDR_count + 1`
                CDR_count=$(( $CDR_count + 1 ))

                echo "Files processed: $file_count / $file_total       CDRs match : $CDR_match / $CDR_count"

                if [ "`grep "servedAccount : '$2'" CDR.tmp`" != "" ]; then
#                   CDR_match=`expr $CDR_match + 1`
                   CDR_match=$(( $CDR_match + 1 ))
                   mv CDR.tmp CDR$CDR_match.txt
                   echo -ne "Files processed: $file_count / $file_total       CDRs match : $CDR_match / $CDR_count"\\r
                fi

                CDR_start="true"
             else
                CDR_start="false"
             fi

             if [ "$CDR_start" = "true" ]; then
                echo $_line > CDR.tmp
             else
                echo $_line >> CDR.tmp
             fi
echo test1 CDR_count=$CDR_count
      done
echo test2 CDR_count=$CDR_count


Code:
test1 CDR_count=379
test1 CDR_count=379
test1 CDR_count=379
test1 CDR_count=379
test2 CDR_count=0
Files processed: 2 / 2       CDRs match : 0 / 1
test1 CDR_count=1
test1 CDR_count=1
test1 CDR_count=1
test1 CDR_count=1

# 4  
Old 05-20-2015
change:
Code:
cat $_file | while read _line
do

done

to

Code:
while read _line
do

done < $_file

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# 5  
Old 05-20-2015
Oh man, this works thanks a lot. Any reasonable explanation for this??
# 6  
Old 05-20-2015
Using a pipe puts the loop into a subshell. Any variable changes inside it aren't reflected outside the loop, and once the loop finishes, the subshell ceases to exist. It's kind of like the difference between running a script and sourcing it.

It's also a good reason to get out of the habit of useless use of cat.

Last edited by Corona688; 05-20-2015 at 04:39 PM..
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# 7  
Old 05-20-2015
Wow, makes sense now. Thanks a lot
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