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Old 05-25-2002
Question FileSize ???

How do I identify if there is any content in a file?
If there is nothing in a specified file, I'd like to send an email indicating that there is nothing to report.

Any help appreciated.
# 2  
Old 05-25-2002
if [ -s myfile ] ; then
   echo 'there is Something in this file'
   echo 'there is some Size to this file'
   echo 'file is empty'

# 3  
Old 05-28-2002
You can use the "-f" option too, to make sure that a file exists in the first place.
The "-s" option checks for a non-zero size file.

See if your unix has a man page for "test".
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Old 05-28-2002
Thanks guys.

I ended uo doing a set `file $myfile` and grabbing $2.

Learning something new everyday Smilie
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