My job requires the managing of large amounts of files and data (about 6500 files/items per query/set). Managing and querying such large amounts of data by hand is impossible and a waste of time when you can have a KornShell script do this for you. This tech-recipe is just an example of what you can […]
Being able to test if a variable is a number in the Korn shell is very useful but not immediately obvious….
This tech-recipe explains how to use the xargs command in Korn shell to work with multiple files. The instructions will show how to combine ten files into one file, without manually combining them using a: cat file1 > bigfile, cat file2 >> bigfile, etc. The uses of this command are wide and most helpful. Using […]
This tech-recipe contains basic information on how to create text- based menus for kornshell scripts in VI. My experience is with IBM AIX 4.x.