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Old 03-01-2009
Question compare two files if doesnt match then display error message

hi ,
i have one file ,i need to search particular word from this file and if content is matched then echo MATCHED else NOT MATCHED
file contains : mr x planned to score 75% in exam but end up with 74%.
word to be searched id 75%

please help me out .
waiting for reply
thanks in advance
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Old 03-03-2009
execute: grep '75%' filename >/dev/null and based on the exit status in $? (either 0 or 1), echo matched or not matched
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Old 03-03-2009
thanks dear... it worked out .. Smilie

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