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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi. Can somebody please show me an example of how to use getopts to assign a variable if it's been passed into the script but to set a default if no value has been passed in? And also how to handle a param with multiple values ... so a sub parse (can I use a function for this?)?
Here's my code... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: user052009
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am writing a script to pass the getopts argument to the function which I have. But it as soon as I execute the script, the argument is taking it as blank. I tried using multiple way to check but its not working.
Can someone please let me know what wrong in this code.
function1()... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: sidh_arth85
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
while getopts v OPTION
case $OPTION in
v) echo "Hello" ;;
*) exit 1;;
Suppose I have script tmp.sh
Whose Signature is tmp.sh <fixed_argument>
When I run the script with tmp.sh -v "file", it echoes a hello but, when I try the other way i.e, tmp.sh... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Devendra Hupri
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have been looking on here for the past few days for an answer and Im gonna have to break down and ask.
I just learned about the getopts command last week so have been trying to utilize it in my scripts.
Below, I am trying to set up a case structure for options using getopts.... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: losingit
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
First off, I apologize for my lack of knowledge. I realize my problem will probably seem pretty basic to everyone, but I've been at this for several hours now and I've gotten nowhere. I would contact my professor, but it is too late for that.
Anyway, I'm trying to write a function called... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Unknown50862
6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey, i need help with the use of getopts in shell script.
tried reading a lot online, but found incomplete examples (maybe complete but cudn't make out). PLzz help...explain in deatil plzzz, i am a newbie:confused: (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: SasankaBITS
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a program where I want to use getopts.
I want to use "-i" option and then optionally supply arguments.
If user dosent supply arguments, then also it should work.
Please tell me how to proceed.
Here is some code, this is not right code btw but a sample to understand what I want to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: som.nitk
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am having some trouble/questions with getopts that I can't find any solid info on with google
I need it to parse things of the syntax of:
-r # # # -f -c
with as many repeats as possible, and it should catch erroneous commands also, but continue going...
my first question is, -r... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: TurboArkhan
Is there a restriction on levels of using 'getopts' ? I have several scripts, each of which requires an option as the first parameter .
If I call one prg separately it works fine, but when one prg calls another prg and passes the option on the called prg, then the called prg
seems not to process... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: vslewis
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
My script will take a input file as a parameter(which is not mandatory) and also an option.
ksh my_script.sh <inputfile>
The option -n I have given is no way related to the input file.
Now the problem here is when i execute the script specifying the input file and the option(the way... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: chella