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Old 06-11-2007
Background jobs exit status

i need to execute 5 jobs at a time in background and need to get the exit status of all the jobs i wrote small script below , i'm not sure this is right way to do it.any ideas please help.


$cat run_job.ksh

#!/usr/bin/ksh
####################################
typeset -u SCHEMA_NAME=$1
count=0
cat $home/tablist.list|
while read table
do
sas $table.sas &
count=`expr $count + 1`
echo $count
RC=$?
if (( $RC > 0 )); then
echo " executing the n't succes for $table :$RC "
exit 1
fi
cnt=$(jobs -l | wc -l )
if [[ $cnt -le 5 ]] ; then
continue
else
wait
#echo "In the wait mode"
fi
done
exit 0

Last edited by GrepMe; 06-15-2007 at 03:27 PM.. Reason: can anybody help me.
# 2  
Old 06-11-2007
Can somebody help me with this code

PHP Code:
background jobs exit status and limit the number of jobs to run 

Last edited by GrepMe; 06-12-2007 at 04:20 PM..

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