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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
Normally below script works, could you please comment out what could be the reason of failure if there are spaces in input filename:
file="$1 $2 $3 $4"
read -d $'\x04' name < "$file"
/usr/bin/ffmpeg -i ""$name"" -vcodec copy -preset... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: baris35
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
I would like to find files where the filename ends with a space - like Test.dat
I tried it with:
for file in $(find . -name 'Test.dat*')
I found the file I have searched for - but unfortunately the output is as:
(Test.dat) But I... (11 Replies)
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3. Shell Programming and Scripting
This is on a CentOS box, I have two scripts that need to run in order.
I want to write a shell script that calls the first script, lets it run and then terminates it after a certain number of hours (that I specify of course), and then calls the second script (they can't run simultaneously) which... (3 Replies)
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4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
`echo $file | sed 's/ / /g'`
Hey guys I want help in converting the spaces in my file names to '\ ' .
UK maps --> UK\ maps
Could someone please help me.
I have tried the following sequences already (none of them work):
1)s/ /\ /g
2)s/ /\\ /g
3)s/ /\\\ /g
Can someone... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: INNSAV1
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am working in solaris.I am using below script to copy the files from /usr/tmp to /usr/gm
But while running this it is not considering the files list after the filename having space in them.
Copy of... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: millan
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
Trying to iterate over set of file in current directory and check if the file name in that folder matches certain string. This is what I have so far. Here I am checking if the file name starts with nexus, if so echo file name to log file.
Getting weird syntax errors. Any help is... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: scorpioraghu
7. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
our user creates a text file with a white space on the filename. this same file is transfered to unix via automation tool. i have a korn shell script that reads these files on a input directory and connects to oracle database to run the oracle procedures which will load the data from each of the... (2 Replies)
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8. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have a list of xml file. I need to split the files to a different files when see the <ko> tag.
The list of filename are
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Discussion started by: natalie23
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Im using cygwin app which we use the bash shell for scripting.
Im trying to read a filename with consecutive spaces on the filename
ls -lrt filename<space><space>1.txt is working but when I pull that from a file and place it into variable. it reads... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: james_falco
10. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I have a freebsd box with a smb connection to a Windows server - I use rsync to copy specific directories, and files, between the two.
The problem is the Windows box has files with space characters in their filenames and rsync fails to copy these. Reading the documentation of rsync it appears it... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: chief2