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Old 12-14-2007
simple for loop

i have the following process running in background:
when i give "ps -lef"


i have the script


for i in user1 user2 user3 user4 user5
((count=`ps -lef | grep -c $i` - 1))

echo $i ech $count
its giving o/p as
user1 6
user2 2
user3 4
user4 6
user5 2

i want to use only "user" in "for" loop as
-------------for i in user-----------------

and it should count the user for 1 to 5..

can u help me in there any way

Last edited by ali560045; 12-14-2007 at 02:47 AM..
# 2  
Old 12-14-2007
still not getting the o/p
# 3  
Old 12-14-2007
What o/p are you expecting? Your question makes no sense. What is the point of the for loop if you are only passing in a string called "user"?
for i in 1 2 3 4 5 makes sense, not for i in user.
# 4  
Old 12-17-2007
look i want to just access user1............................user5,by just writting user in for loop..........

i m not getting how to use this logic in my for loop
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