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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to create a zip file with all the txt files(these are in large number) in the current directory. I am able to do this operation sucessfully.
After this i want to get the status of the tar command executed and do accordingly. When i am trying with the below code, the status... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: paddu
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a shell script (#!/bin/sh) that interacts with Appworx and Banner Admin. In my script I want to check the exit status of awrun before continuing. awrun can run for 10 seconds or it can run for over a minute. So my question is, will it go through my if statement before awrun may even be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: smkremer
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hi, I can't understand why the last $? is 1? can somebody plz help me to understand it? thanks
$ ps -f
UID PID PPID C STIME TTY TIME COMMAND
msarabad 12361 12319 0 15:17:58 pts/1 0:00 ksh
msarabad 12319 12317 0 15:15:11 pts/1 0:00 -sh
msarabad 12362 12361 ... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: messi777
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am trying to get the exit status of grep and test a condition with it, But it does not seem to be working as expected since i am doing something wrong apparently
as per grep help
Exit status is 0 if match, 1 if no match,
and 2 if trouble.
My problem is something like this
templine - a... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: prasbala
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hi I have following code
I want If whole code executes successfully then return true If found any error then print the error
I tried if ; then
But this checks only for the just upper line execution
FILE1=mysql-bin.index... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: kaushik02018
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm preparing for exam and one of exams is to write own test command...
I wonder if in unix is a command which just returns exit code you specify..
I know I can easily write a function like this:
-> my question is rather theoretical
thank you! (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: MartyIX
7. Shell Programming and Scripting
I'm running a program which return 1 upon success.
But when encounters problem shell return 's '1' .
How to differentiate between them the shell return value and script return value.
Ex. function fn return '1' if executed successfully and '0' if failed. But when if shell encounters... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: yhacks
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I hope one of you smart people out there can help me with what seems like a real simple questing but I can't quite figure out.
In a script I am doing a cmp on two files. I am trying to check the exit status with an if statement but can't seem to figure out the syntax. If the exit status is 1 I... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: PrimeRibAndADew
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Consider the output of the following commands:
# ifconfig -a | grep "UP" | grep uplink0:1
# echo $?
Output is: 0
# ifconfig -a | grep "UP" | grep uplink0:1; echo $?
Output is: 1
In case2 we got the exit code as 1, which is the actual exit code.... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: diganta
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
i downloaded a text file from metalab.unc.edu called sh.txt and in this reference manual it refers to shell scripting exit status .. at the end of one of the examples that author gave an exit status of 127..
to what does a 127 exit status refer too and what is its purpose in the code.
moxxx68 (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: moxxx68