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# 1  
Old 03-15-2008
Java awk Shell Script error : "Syntax Error : `Split' unexpected

hi there

i write one awk script file in shell programing
the code is related to dd/mm/yy to month, day year format

but i get an error

please can anybody help me out in this problem ??????

i give my code here including error

awk `
# date-month -- convert mm/dd/yy to month day, Year
BEGIN {
listmonths = "January,Febmary,March,April,May,June,"
listmonths = listmonths "July,August,September,"
listmonths = listmonths "October,November,December"
split(listmonths, month, ",")
}

$1 != "" {
sizeOiArray = split($l, date, "/")
if (sizeOfArray == 1)
sizeOfArray = split($l, date, "-")
if (sizeofArray == 1)
exit
date[1] += 0
print month[date[1]], date[2]", 19" date[3]
}`

error : Syntax Error : `split' unexpected

please do something to solve my problem..
# 2  
Old 03-15-2008
is that $1 or $l ??
# 3  
Old 03-17-2008
I don't know the answer to the main question, but you have a typo which is possibly contributing to the problem:

sizeOiArray instead of sizeOfArray
 

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