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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I'm new with 'sed' and for sure something still I don't understand yet with it. If you see my output on ">Output..." portion, the new directory still on "source_dir" instead of "dest_dir". You may disregard for the "tar" part, this is just a test script, just for me to understand 'sed' using the... (3 Replies)
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2. Homework & Coursework Questions
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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data:
STEP 1: Create a Bash shell script (myscript) inside the a2 directory. The script should allow the user to pass... (3 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
In a Bash script I used getopts command to let a user does something regards to the selected options. The question is: How do you find out what is the name of the file that user inserted in the command line like the following:
The good part is this file is always the last argument in the... (2 Replies)
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4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have one small requirment...
I have prepared one script. we have to pass two possitional parameters to the script. What I want to do is if the parameters are not passed then i dont want the script to start the process...
$ ./a.sh parm1 parm2
#Here, it can start... (7 Replies)
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5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Can someone tell me in more layman's terms what positional parameters are and give a good example? My book again is confusing me. :confused: (1 Reply)
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6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can any one provide the Unix command to reset the positional parameters?
Please see the below example where i have to pass 2 parameters to Shell1.sh.
Step1) . ./Shell1.sh 2 3
successfully executed, Then i executed(next step only) the same shell script again,this time no... (4 Replies)
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7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I need to get file names from commandline arguments, it may be any no of arguements, Using for loop i got but how do i display it, bcoz $i will give the number i is assigned $$i is not working either $($i), i need the names of the files got in the arguement (2 Replies)
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8. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I am using the Bourne shell.
I am trying to understand the concept of positional parameters.
I do understand that positional parameters:
1. Are initialized by shell
2. Have a max of 9 parameters ($1 to $9)
3. Have no limit on the number of arguments
4. Can be rearranged... (15 Replies)
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9. Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
A good place to start is simple variable passing....
Passing variables from one script to another
The next level is passing a variable into a more complex command such as using a variable in a sed command. There are some simple quoting techniques that are very general. These are mentioned... (0 Replies)
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10. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have an old script that takes in a series of arguments when its called. The script is really more of a common set of functions that gets called by other scripts as needed. I have been asked to make this into a menu driven script to rollout to app support for their use during... (2 Replies)
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