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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
How can I create a history function? (By "read" command or so)
How can I configure a read command so that the arrow keys are not displayed so funny? (^[[A)
Thanks in advance. (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sinnlosername
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am facing issues with the below:
I have a lookup file say lookup.lkp.This lookup.lkp file contains strings delimited by comma(,).
Now i want to read this command from file and execute it.
So my code below is :
Contents in the lookup.lkp file is :
c_e,m,a,`cd $BOX | ls cef_*|tail... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: vital_parsley
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am new to writing script and want to use a Bash Piped while-read and read from user input.
if something happens on server.log then do while loop or if something happend on user input then do while loop.
Pseudocode something like:
tail -n 3 -f server.log | while read serverline || read... (8 Replies)
Discussion started by: MyMorris
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am looking a way to look at a log file(log.txt) from the last time I've read it.
However after some days the main log file(log.txt) is rename to (log.txt.1).
So now i will have two log files as below.
Now, i have to read the log from the point where i have left... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: sumitsks
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i am a newbie and need some help when reading a csv file in a bourne shell script. I want to read 10 lines, then wait for a minute and then do a reading of another 10 lines and so on in the same way. I want to do this till the end of file.
Any inputs are appreciated
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: victor.s
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
this is my script #!/bin/ksh
cat temp_file.dat | while read line
if ]; then
else echo "ERROR"
when i execute this code , the script does wait for the user input . it directly prints "ERROR" and terminates after the no. of times as there... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: siva1612
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Happy New Year to you all!
I have a requirement to read an embedded new-line using KSH's read builtin.
Here is what I am trying to do:
run_sql "select guestid, address, email from guest" | while read id addr email
## Biz logic goes here
I can take care of any... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: a_programmer
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Hi the following c-code utilizing the 'read()' man 2 read method cant read in files larger that 2gig.
Hi I've found a strange problem on ubuntu64bit, that limits the data you are allowed to allocate on a 64bit platform using the c function 'read()'
The following program wont allow to allocate... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: monkeyking
# include <stdio.h>
# include <fcntl.h>
# include <stdlib.h>
# include <sys/stat.h>
int main(int argc, char *argv)
int fRead, fPadded, padVal;
int BUFFSIZE = 512;
if (argc != 4)
printf ("Please provide all of the... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: naranja18she
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can I use the read command to read the contents of a variable? I'm trying by using the following code and getting nothing back. I'm in a Linux environment.
echo $VAR1 | read a b c d
print "$a $b $c $d" (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: nmalencia