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Re: Korn shell script Question



On 1/31/07, kris <bsdaemon_(_at_)_comcast_(_dot_)_net> wrote:

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 02:27:24PM -0500, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
>Thanks a lot , I test ran it. This is great

No problem. I should add that if this is to be part of a long running
script, you should close the co-process (the while-loop running cat),
with something like:

exec 5<&p
exec 5<&-
_______________________________________________


Kris, Thanks  again

I got that right after more digging in man ksh and baby trying for a long
night.

My code worked well after putting like  you said, which I did not understand
initially, but now it is clear.

the code turned out something like


{ while cat /tmp/availspace.$$; do false; done } |&
exec 5<&p
cat  /tmp/reprocesses.$$|awk '/DATAFILE/ { print $0 }'|tr -d ' '|
while read file_b
do
       read -u5 file_a
       echo $file_b $file_a
done >/tmp/reprocessrecset.$$

exec 5<&-

this what you meant ?


Thanks
Dak
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