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# 1  
Old 03-29-2012
Command to split the files based on the number of lines in it

Hello Friends,

Can anyone help me for the below requirement.

I am having a file called Input.txt.
My requirement is first check the count that is wc -l input.txt
If the result of the wc -l Input.txt is less than 10 then don't split the Input.txt file. Where as if Input.txt >= 10 the split the file in 10 number of subfiles.

Can anyone help me how can I do this?

Thanks in advance
# 2  
Old 03-29-2012
Hi malaya kumar,

So if you have an input file with 22 lines, output should be three files: 1.txt with ten lines, 2.txt with ten lines and 3.txt with 2 lines. Is like that?
# 3  
Old 03-29-2012
how about:

Code:
#!/bin/bash
lines=`wc -l doc.txt|awk '{ print $1 }'`
if [ $lines -ge 10 ];
then
split -d -l 10 doc.txt wcount.
fi
exit

# 4  
Old 03-29-2012
This should suffice:

Code:
split -dl10 input.txt input.txt

# 5  
Old 03-29-2012
@Birei:

My requirement is I am having a file input.txt which is having 7 records i.e.

11
12
13
14
15
16
17

Now I need to first check how many rows in that file.
After that if the number of rows in the file is less than 10 then I don't want to split it.
However if the number of rows is equals to greater than 10 then I need to split the input.txt file to 10 subfiles.

---------- Post updated at 04:13 AM ---------- Previous update was at 03:59 AM ----------

Hello,

Certainly this command is not working for me....
Can you please check it one more time
# 6  
Old 03-29-2012
Quote:
Originally Posted by malaya kumar
Certainly this command is not working for me....
In what way, exactly? Do you get an error? An unexpected result? Your system explodes?
# 7  
Old 03-29-2012
@CarloM,

Dude system didnt explodes.

I told that split -dl10 input.txt input.txt didnt work.
I am getting the error as :
split: Not a recognized flag: d
Usage: split [-l Line_Count] [-a Suffix_Length] [File [Prefix]]
or: split -b Number[k|m] [-a Suffix_Length] [File [Prefix]]


Appriciate your help guys.
 
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