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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
for hostname in $1
I want to run the above script as hostname.sh yahoo.com google.com cnn.com. I want to shift each hostname to $1. How can do that with above code as currently it's not shifting. (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: scj2012
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am reading one of the AIX manuals about shell scripting and (AIX 5) and I found this example when introducing to functions:
print -u2 "$prog: usage: $prog $@"
This example is meant to be easy but I don't understand what it is... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: Kibou
3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
think using shift would help me finish my script but cant get it work without your help. would appreciate if you give me a example with shift & counter in the same script so I can later work on that to my one.
Thanks and Good Luck! (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: me.
4. Shell Programming and Scripting
Can any one please explain what is the use of shift command in general terms:
set -- $(ls -t)
rm -Rf $*
what is the use of shift command over here.
Thanks a lot for your help (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: aks_1902
5. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Firstly, I did a search for this question both on this site and on the internet and have not been able to find a suitable answer that is not general in nature.
I have always been a Windows user. I use my girl friend's mac every now and then, but I always come back to windows. For a... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: mearex
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would need the awk command or a better way to get my file that looks like
to look like
Thanks in advance (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: bombcan
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I wrote one script, in between script needs to use 10th and 11th positional parameters, that time i used "shift". Here i am facing the below find problem,
./DataCount.sh: cannot shift
1) I have read man pages for shift
2) Before but * and **
3) Simple shift with out giving... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: Nagapandi
8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am running a program where in I have this command
which is giving error the shift: number is not correct.
can you please tell me how shift actually works?
the line which is giving error is-
set $PARAM; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift; shift
Is it related somewhere to... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: shrao
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
In shell scripting the maximum no. of command line parameters becomes 9(Am i right). If we want to get more than 9 parameters we use the shift command.
Even here there are two possibilities.
1. Without the use of variables - The arguments are lost and the lost no. is equal to the... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: Nisha
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
hi all, when I press SHIFT at once it work like as
I've hold it (like CapsLock is On, but it Off) ! ... and if I press F1 (or another
function key) it put out 24z :(
it is occure on my remote sun 8 , xterm session
help me please ! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: oneivan