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Old 09-22-2008, 11:00 AM   #1
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Bash: Counting the number of character occurences in a variable


I have a file of variables ($var) each containing a directory location.

I would like to count the number of / characters in each variable

Old 09-22-2008, 11:04 AM   #2
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Look at post #4 from here.

echo $var | tr -dc '/' | wc -c
Hope it helps.
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Have you looked here?
Old 09-22-2008, 11:11 AM   #4
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Sorry I'll use the link first next time


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