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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
We have a flat file with below data :
^@^@^@^@00000305^@^@^@^@^@^@430^@430^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@^@09079989530As we can see ^@ is Null character in this file
I want to remove only the first few null characters before string 00000305
How can we do that, any idea. I want a new file without first few... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: simpltyansh
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I kind of found out the hard way that I am not able to manipulate the null value, the long silence that happens when there is no value returned.
I am looking for PIDs, and when there is no PID return, I wanted to handle this special scenario.
Here is my script.
LAN_VARIABLE=... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: lan123
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a huge file with record length around 5000 characters.
There is an ETL tool datastage which is writing this data to the file(AIX server). At position 4095 i have seen NULL Character(^@).
when i am using this command "head -1 file_nm | sed 's/\000//g'" --- the output is displaying... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: issaq84mohd
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
When i am trying to read a csv file ,i could find some invisible character in it.
I tried to see those characters by following code
od -c filename
It is displaying 240 for those invisible character.
can some one elobrate on this and provide solution remove those character from... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: cnraja
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script where i will remove header and trailer record and ftp to another server.
I'm using the code:
latestfilename=`ls filename_* | tail -1`
echo "Latest filename = $latestfilename"
sed '1d;$d' $latestfilename > a.ftpedfile
I have an issue if input data is having null... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ammu
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Ok, so when a user inputs nothing, simply pressing enter when prompted for a phone number, I get a "./addrbkfct.sh: test: argument expected" error message. I have the following function:
echo "Phone number: \c";
if ;... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: DrRo183
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I would like to use grep to find files which contain NULL characters. I'm not sure how to represent the null character in the grep statement.
Could anyone help please?
Helen :confused: (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Bab00shka
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I'm testing out some ESMTP AUTH stuff, and it requires that the username and password be on the same line separated by a null character. Does anyone know how to echo the ASCII null character?
Alex (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vertigo23
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I face some problem with handling of nulls. I declare a variable - say i - and intialise to 0. Later I read it from console, wherein if I dont give any variable and press return key, I get this error:
"0403-004 Specify a parameter with this command"
Is there anyway to handle this error?
... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: mohanprabu
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Does anyone know how to use grep/egrep to find a string that contains a null character?
i.e.: the string looks like this: null0001nullN
well I want to be able to : grep '0001N'
is there a wildcard character or something that I can put in the grep to include the nulls? (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: weerich