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say that i have strings that end in "text"
foo.9.text, bar.10.text, baz.11.text
and i want a C function to chop off the last four characters and replace each string with a '\0'; obviously with error-checking. Any ideas?
TIA! (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: Gary Kline
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
suppose, entered input is of 1-40 bytes, i need it to be converted to 40 bytes exactly.
example: if i have entered my name anywhere between 1-40 i want it to be stored with 40 bytes exactly.
enter your name:
donald duck (this is of 11 bytes)
expected is as below - display 11... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: shravan.300
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hello guys. I really hope someone will help me with this one..
So, I have to write this script who:
- creates a file home/student/vmdisk of 10 mb
- formats that file to ext3
- mounts that partition to /mnt/partition
- creates a file /mnt/partition/data. In this file, there will... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: razolo13
If I want to copy a 1024 byte data stream in to the target location in 3-bytes chunk, I guess I can use the following script.
dd bs=1024 count=3 if=/src of=/dest
But, I would like to know, how to do it via a C program. I have tried this with memcpy(), that did not help. (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: royalibrahim
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
While running script I am getting an error like
Few lines in data are not being processed.
After googling it I came to know that adding such line would give some memory to it
my input file size is 1 GB.
Is that memory limit is based on RAM we have on... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: elamurugu
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have packed fields for which I am trying to print bytes. when I try cut -b2 it does print the 2nd byte besides that it also prints additional byte that I am not aware off:confused: data looks something like this
when I try cut -b2 it gives me
but I... (12 Replies)
Discussion started by: ahmedwaseem2000
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I want to find zero byte files in the given folder for the given day.
I know we can use find . -size 0 -mtime 0
But is there an option for file creation.?
ls -lart | grep ' 0 Apr 24' will also work.
Also is there any alternative using awk ?
I want to know how to use awk in... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: preethgideon
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am creating ASCII file from Oracle procedure into Unix box.
I undertstand there is NO CRLF as I am writing it into one complete string .. but need to know what is best way to format the file with 80bytes per line only before handing over to another program.
Thanks in advance
regards... (14 Replies)
Discussion started by: u263066
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Does anybody know or guide me on how to remove the first N bytes and the last N bytes from a binary file? Is there any AWK or SED or any command that I can use to achieve this?
Your help is greatly appreciated!!
Naveen. (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: naveendronavall