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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
$ cat trap.sh
trap cleanup 1 2 3 15
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echo -en “hello. “
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2. Homework & Coursework Questions
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
That is the last reply I received from my instructor, and I'm looking for some alternatives.
When using... (2 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
trap "" 1 2 3
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
At the beginning of my script, i will create a file and at the end of the script i will delete that.
But i got to delete the file even if the process is forcefully killed, or server is rebooted...
I think i can make use of trap signal, but couldnt figure out how and where to use in my... (4 Replies)
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5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have tried to add some trap detection in the below script....this script is used to monitor database activities...in a rather awkward way :rolleyes:....
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Discussion started by: frozensmilz
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a script
trap cleanup 20
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7. Shell Programming and Scripting
"Identify the behavior of traps, mechanism to implement traps in the snmp framework"
What does it mean?? Can anybody explain.. Whats this Trap??
Thanx in Advance. (1 Reply)
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8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Our problem is knowing:
What is the "best" way of simulating a TRAP for ERR within a function, since we know this will not work directly with ksh93 and aix5. How can we save the error encountered in the function and then deal with it in the calling script?
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9. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm hoping to get a little insight from some of the wily veterans amongst you.
I've written a script to check for new outgoing files to our vendors located on our ssl server. It seems to be working ok, but the final question here, will be one of logic, and/or a better way to... (4 Replies)
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'd like to use "trap" command on my unix machine sunOS 5.7.
But somehow when I do "which trap" command, it's no where to be found.
Any one knows how I can get it installed?
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Discussion started by: whatisthis
exit(1) User Commands exit(1)
exit, return, goto - shell built-in functions to enable the execution of the shell to advance beyond its sequence of steps
exit [ ( expr )]
exit will cause the calling shell or shell script to exit with the exit status specified by n. If n is omitted the exit status is that of
the last command executed (an EOF will also cause the shell to exit.)
return causes a function to exit with the return value specified by n. If n is omitted, the return status is that of the last command exe-
exit will cause the calling shell or shell script to exit, either with the value of the status variable or with the value specified by the
The goto built-in uses a specified label as a search string amongst commands. The shell rewinds its input as much as possible and searches
for a line of the form label: possibly preceded by space or tab characters. Execution continues after the indicated line. It is an error to
jump to a label that occurs between a while or for built-in command and its corresponding end.
exit will cause the calling shell or shell script to exit with the exit status specified by n. The value will be the least significant 8
bits of the specified status. If n is omitted then the exit status is that of the last command executed. When exit occurs when executing
a trap, the last command refers to the command that executed before the trap was invoked. An end-of-file will also cause the shell to exit
except for a shell which has the ignoreeof option (See set below) turned on.
return causes a shell function or '.' script to return to the invoking script with the return status specified by n. The value will be the
least significant 8 bits of the specified status. If n is omitted then the return status is that of the last command executed. If return
is invoked while not in a function or a '.' script, then it is the same as an exit.
On this man page, ksh(1) commands that are preceded by one or two * (asterisks) are treated specially in the following ways:
1. Variable assignment lists preceding the command remain in effect when the command completes.
2. I/O redirections are processed after variable assignments.
3. Errors cause a script that contains them to abort.
4. Words, following a command preceded by ** that are in the format of a variable assignment, are expanded with the same rules as a vari-
able assignment. This means that tilde substitution is performed after the = sign and word splitting and file name generation are not
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:
| ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE |
|Availability |SUNWcsu |
break(1), csh(1), ksh(1), sh(1), attributes(5)
SunOS 5.10 15 Apr 1994 exit(1)