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# 1  
Old 10-04-2007
Bash Script error?

I'm currently playing with the below script;

Code:
#!/bin/sh
for d in  /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/first-file.sh \
             /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/second-file.sh \
             /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/third-file.sh \
             /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/fourth-file.sh
do
     $d
     RC=$?
     if test "$RC" != "0"
     then
          echo "Do you wish to continue? [y]/n"
     read N
     case "$N" in
        Y* | y* )
              ;;
        * )
              exit $RC
              ;;
      esac
fi
done

Once it has processed /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/first-file.sh the below error appears;

Code:
-bash-3.00$ ./DB_gen.sh
./DB_gen.sh: /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/second-file.sh: cannot execute
Do you wish to continue? [y]/n

All the scripts look like this;

Code:
#!/bin/sh
cat <<EOD_CAT > second_gen_file
Actim Test Script
Second Generated File
EOD_CAT

Obviously changing for First, Third and Fourth.

Can anyone advise?

Cheers
Jamie

Last edited by JayC89; 10-04-2007 at 12:42 PM..
JayC89
# 2  
Old 10-04-2007
Do you have the execute permission to run '/export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/second-file.sh' ?
# 3  
Old 10-04-2007
You haven't execute permission on the file.
Two solutions :
1) Modify permissions of the file :
chmod +rx /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/second-file.sh

2) Modify script :
Code:
do
     /bin/sh $d
     RC=$?

Jean-Pierre.
# 4  
Old 10-04-2007
No, however I have just amended the current chmod variables and it's working fine now!

Cheers
Jamie
JayC89
# 5  
Old 10-04-2007
Quote:
Originally Posted by aigles
You haven't execute permission on the file.
Two solutions :
1) Modify permissions of the file :
chmod +rx /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/second-file.sh

2) Modify script :
Code:
do
     /bin/sh $d
     RC=$?

Jean-Pierre.
Forgive me if this sounds daft, as I have said I'm still a newbie!

What does modifying the script the below do?

Code:
do
     /bin/sh $d
     RC=$?

Also some of the scripts which are being run within this script are require a date stamp. Manually these would be run as;

Code:
./first-file.sh 04/10/2007

However when running the script I would need to replicate this. How could I make the script ask for user input for the date? So the script automatically adds the date (which the user inputs) onto the end of the above line

Cheers
Jamie

Last edited by JayC89; 10-04-2007 at 01:37 PM..
JayC89
# 6  
Old 10-04-2007
Code:
#!/bin/sh
#
# User Input Date
#
if [ $1  ]
then
 
    echo using date provided $1
    ENDDATE="$1"
 
else
 
    d=`date +%d`
    m=`date +%m`
    y=`date +%Y`
 
    echo no date provided, defaulting to today $d/$m/$y
    ENDDATE="$d/$m/$y"
 
fi
#
# Begin Scripts
#
for d in  /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/first-file.sh \
             /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/second-file.sh \
             /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/third-file.sh \
             /export/home/siward/staff/pasit/jamiecr/scripts/fourth-file.sh
#
# Error Fail Safe
#
do
     /bin/sh $d
     RC=$?
     if test "$RC" != "0"
     then
          echo "Do you wish to continue? [y]/n"
     read N
     case "$N" in
        Y* | y* )
              ;;
        * )
              exit $RC
              ;;
      esac
fi
done

How does this look? How can I tell the script to run the date at the end of specific sub-scripts?
JayC89
# 7  
Old 10-04-2007
Code:
ENDDATE=`date +%d/%m/%Y`


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