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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I was practicing writing simple loops as I am a new bash user and I created this script, which turned out to be an endless loop where the echo output does not stop and I do not see where my mistake is.
echo 'enter a number from 1 to 100'
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Discussion started by: goldenlinx
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
AM very new to shell scripting and try to run a simple do while loop statement, but it ends up running endlessly. please can anyone assist, dunno what am doing wrong, any useful suggestions will be welcomed.
### To check a running process instance
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3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
while separated they produce the usual mail alert and i can see the output...
if i write into the php script:
system('php -f /var/www/vhosts/domain.com/httpdocs/folder/script1.php');
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've written a script to read 2 files and compare the contents using while loop but somehow when $line is not found in test2, the script will continue looping.
Below is my code, pls advise what could went wrong
for line in test1.txt | while read line
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Discussion started by: Nick1971
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
First time post. I did a search so I didn’t see this specific issue. It seems to be a head scratcher for me.
I have an hourly job that on rare occasions, gets into an endless loop.
I’ve tried different scenarios but the current version does basically the following.
Find all the *.arc files and... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: Sylvan303
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to export a variable from the parent makefile to a child instance of my makefile within the same directory.
the relevant code in my parent makefile is:
libvar := $(notdir $(basename ../src/file1))
make -f makechild libvar=file1... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: bacpp
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi there, I am struggling to try and work out what is going wrong with a cron job i have running daily which opens up an imap mailbox and extracts a rar file to a directory on the web server. The script works ok when run manually, and when it is running from cron, I can see that it opens up the... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: nicky77
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
When finding a string in files within a directory, one can use this:
grep -r "searchstring" dir/subdir/ > listofoccurrences.txt
For brevity sake one can enter the intended directory and use this:
grep -r "searchstring" . > listofoccurrences.txt
which as I found out leads to an endless loop,... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: figaro
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm pretty new to UNIX shell scripting and need some help. We have an Informatica interface that dumps any files that have errors into a directory. I need to check that directory periodically for any of up to 9 files that might be in it and run a specific process for each file found. The... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: JeffR
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I need a quick script that will serve as a sort of "real time monitor" for watching some log files. I am using Bourne shell in HP-UX 10.20. I have basically created a script that never ends, unless of course I manually terminate it. Here's the script (it's called qhistory):
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