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Old 07-28-2005
command line argument parsing

how to parse the command line argument to look for '@' sign and the following with '.'.
In my shell script one of the argument passed is email address. I want to parse this email address to look for correct format.

rmjoe123@hotmail.com has '@' sign and followed by a '.'


to be more specific :

>abc.sh rmjoe123@hotmail.com

abc.sh should parse this email address and look for '@' and '.'. If email address is valid, abc.sh should continue doing what it is doing. Otherwise abort with error message.

Response is appreciated.

Last edited by rmjoe; 07-28-2005 at 04:10 PM..
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Old 07-28-2005
pls don't multi-post and read the rules.

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