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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've been working on a bash script to help with backups that I have to do at work.
One of the lines in the script is supposed to launch an xterm, log into a specific server node and launch a tar backup to tape. This part works ok, but I've been trying to get stdout and stderr to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Exitalterego
I need help on following linux bash script. When I linux commands for loop or while loop on individual file it runs great. but now I want the script to run on N number of files so it gives me ambiguous redirect error on line 12 and syntax error on line 22 : (pls help );
#... (16 Replies)
Discussion started by: Madhusudan Das
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I came across the command string on https://www.unix.com/shell-programming-scripting/141885-awk-removing-data-before-after-pattern.html which was what I was looking for to be able to remove data before a certain pattern. However, outputting the result to a file seems to work on an individual basis... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: HLee1981
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
This script has ambiguous redirect error.
# search all subfolders in work directory
find -mindepth 1 -maxdepth 1 -type d | while read directory
chmod 644 *
for ff in *; do
if ; then
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Discussion started by: candyme
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm totally new in bash programming and ran into my first problem.
My script should generate 3 textfiles where the content of the first and the third row are the same in each file. Only the second row is different.
This is what I did in a very simplified explanation:
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Discussion started by: johndoe
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am trying to run the following script and I am getting an "ambiguous redirect" error. I have checked to make sure that the files are all where I have specified and are read/write as needed. Any ideas?
Note: I have removed the actual path info for privacy sake. I have triple checked to make... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: malantha
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2010-05-13 11:29 a1.log
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2010-05-13 11:29 a2.log
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 2010-05-13 11:29 a3.log
# rm a.log
above rm no problem, but when i use "> a.log", it says "-bash: a.log: ambiguous redirect".
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Discussion started by: jimmy_y
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi everyone, While I was trying to do
tmboot -y > $STARTLOG 2>&1
I got an error i.e. Ambiguous output redirect error. Here the first part is to boot the account so there is nothing wrong with that.... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: pareshan
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm trying to code a simple script (c-shell) on a Solaris box and I'm getting an "Ambiguous" error. These are the lines that cause the error:
> set var = ""
> @ var = `ls -l`
`ls -l`: Ambiguous
However if I change the second line to:
> set var = `ls -l`
This works... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: Guillermo Lopez
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
i have following statement in the script
echo -e "$str_XML_col_name:$str_field_type;" >> $i_DC_Key_$i_Tgt_DC_key_Schema
here $i_DC_Key is DC key and $i_Tgt_DC_key are the variables...............
when i ran the script i am getting error rec_merge.sh: $i_DC_Key_$i_Tgt_DC_key_Schema:... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mahabunta