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# 1  
While loop with Multiple variables

Hi ,
I am trying to write a script in kshell with while loop ,its like
count=1
count_cmp=1

while [ ${count} -le ${file_length} && ${count_cmp} -le ${count} ]; do

tail -$count tempfile | head -1 > tempstring
.......

done

However i get CIF.sh: line 33: [: missing `]'
I have checked thetrailing spaces , not sure what is wrong here
# 2  
Sorry
i even tried with
count=1
count_cmp=1

while [ ${count} -le ${file_length} && ${count_cmp} -le ${count} ]
do
-----
done

still the same error
# 3  
Hi Amit,

Before answering your question, I have a suggestion for you. If you post the scripts please use the code tags available.

Try this,

Code:
while [ ${count} -le ${file_length} ] && [ ${count_cmp} -le ${count} ];

Each condition in the while loop or if loop should be marked with [ ].


Regards,
Chella
# 4  
Thanks a lot Chella , it works !!Smilie
# 5  
Another way :
Code:
while [ ${count} -le ${file_length} -a ${count_cmp} -le ${count} ]

Jean-Pierre.

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