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Old 10-13-2010, 10:20 PM   #1
tedy2808
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concatenate 2 command into one line


Hi all,
I'm trying to concatenate two command in one line.
Below are the commands;

Code:
ls $variable || grep -i / credit card
if grep "credit card" *.tmp

then ... fi
* variable ="/portal/apll/nad/send"

i wanted to list all files in /portal/apll/nad/send and grep only .tmp files that contains credit card word.


anyone can please guide me on this?

thanks in advance.
 
Old 10-14-2010, 01:51 AM   #2
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Code:
ls $variable | egrep -i 'credit|card|.tmp'
Hope I did get what you're trying to point out. If not, then just explain it a bit more.

Last edited by ionrivera; 10-14-2010 at 02:03 AM.
 
Old 10-14-2010, 09:57 AM   #3
fiku
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If the filenames contain the 'credit card' words You can do sth like this:

Code:
ls $variable/*credit*card*.tmp
To get *.tmp files containing the 'credit card' words inside the file

Code:
grep -l -i 'credit card' $variable/*.tmp
 
  


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