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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
I want to remove from a file the trailing null characters (0x00) and stop doing so when a different byte is found (which should not be deleted), and either put the result to the same file or a different one.
Any ideas? (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: Tribe
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I've a PIPE delimited file with about 5 fields. Sometimes the records in the 4th field is null, so I want to replace it based on values we get it on 2nd field in the same file.
Following is an example.
XYZ|LX... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: rudoraj
3. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm stuck here with a plan to get what I need done completed.
I want to use perl to produce a document. lets say the document will be a pdf document.
Now, is there a way for me to put a tiny little code in that pdf document that can make the pdf file null itself if run on a non-unix... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: SkySmart
4. Red Hat
I am trying to count the number of columns in a delimited flat file. The record is tab delimited. When I use the command wc -w, I am getting unexpected results when the record contains a NULL value. I believe it is because there is a "word" missing.
The below example will return 4 words... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: nmalencia
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
i have a file which contains data in fixed length. each row contains data of 10 characters fixed length. The data in the file appears like 4567782882
some times i may recieve dat less than fixed length of 10. in such a case i find nulls appended at the trailing spaces when i do a... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: meeragiri
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am checking the length of each line of a fixed length file and making sure all lines are 161 length. My problem is that some files contain null characters which gets stripped out of my echo. How do I have the NULLs included in my check? (and I cannot replace or sub the NULL values with... (10 Replies)
Discussion started by: ironmix
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
When I try to sort a file where some records contain nulls i.e. hex 00 the sort truncates the record when it reaches the null and writes message:
"sort: warning: missing NEWLINE added at end of input file myfile"
I'm assuming from this that the sort sees the null as a special character and... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: ArthurWaik
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to replace nulls with spaces in every record of a '|' delimited file. I used this command -
cat input.dat | sed 's/||/| |/g' > output
But if a space appears twice '| | |' , then only the first null is getting replaced with a space. The second one remains as a null. I... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: novice1324
I'm relatively new to Pro*C programming. In the following example:
char name; EXEC SQL SELECT 'John Doe' INTO :name FROM DUAL;
"John Doe" is in positions 0-7, blanks in 8-19, and a null in 20. I would really prefer the null to be in position 8 and I don't care what's after that. I wrote a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ebock