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Old 04-18-2002
Question SCO vs Linux Reg Expressions Problem

Hi there,

I'm investigating migrating a system currently running Scos osr5 to Linux (eg RH 7.2) but there are a lot of in house scripts, some of which are probably using "Sco specific" constructs etc. One I have come across is as follows,

if [ -d [9a]????? ]
then ....etc.etc
fi

The regular expression allows for a variety of directory matching up in Sco, but so far I've not had any luck getting this to work under Linux. Is there an equivalent? All useful replies gratefully acknowledged
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Old 04-18-2002
What shell script are you using? There are many ways to do what you want to do on Linux depending on the shell you are using? PERL? PHP? KSH?
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Old 04-18-2002
The Sco environment I'm attempting to replicate has most of its scripts written in the Korn shell, so I've used pdksh in Linux

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