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Old 10-07-2004, 07:27 AM   #1
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Accessing Shell variable in awk script


Hi,

I wrote a small awk script in a shell script.
Now how to access the shell variable in awk script.


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Old 10-07-2004, 07:47 AM   #2
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Awk's -v option will do the trick:

awk -v name_var=$NAME_VAR .....

Where name_var is the name used in awk and $NAME_VAR is the shell variable.

Hope this helps.
 
  


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