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Old 11-06-2009, 08:58 AM   #1
jaideepca
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“basename $0” returns basename: -k: unknown option


Hi,

I am setting oracle Environment in one of my server(RHEL5). Below is the error i am getting. I am using kshell.

Th=$" (basename $0) "--------returns
basename: -k: unknown option
basename: -s: unknown option
basename: -h: unknown option

Can any one help me to sort above problem.

Thank you
Jaidhe
 
Old 11-06-2009, 09:06 AM   #2
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Try
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echo "DEBUG \$0: '$0'"
before the call to basename to see if $0 has the value you think it has.

There should be no space between $ and ( in $(<some command(s)>)
 
Old 11-06-2009, 09:12 AM   #3
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error

Same script and command working fine on RHEL4, but i am getting error in RHEL5.

Thank You!
 
Old 11-06-2009, 09:23 AM   #4
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@jaideepca: please listen to senior members. If you're not here to take advice, then you're not in the right place.
I think catkin is on the right track: what is $0 set to? In other words, what is the name of your script?
 
Old 11-09-2009, 04:45 AM   #5
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echo $'DEBUG $0: \'-ksh\''

After setting up DEBUG, getting below error.

+ echo $'DEBUG $0: \'-ksh\''
DEBUG $0: '-ksh'
+ basename -ksh
-ksh: basename: -k: unknown option
-ksh: basename: -s: unknown option
-ksh: basename: -h: unknown option
Usage: basename [ options ] string [suffix]

Thanks!
 
Old 11-09-2009, 05:26 AM   #6
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OK, so $0 contains -ksh. Your script shows you expected it to be a file name. How does $0 get its value? What is the name of your script and how are you calling it?
 
Old 11-09-2009, 06:30 AM   #7
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basename $0

Thanks catkin,

Below is the format

. /u01/oracle/env -t test

I am using RHEL 5 and using SHELL as kshell.

echo $SHELL
/usr/bin/ksh
 
  


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