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Could someone please explain to me what is going on here..
/oracle/syn/ccs/ccsora/admin/ccs/bin/mkSQLLdr: No such file or directory
merlin|oraccs|CCS> more mkSQLLdr
for file in $files
if [ -f $file ] ; then
ex -s $file< file2
a list of files are processed by ex for regular expression matches. we can't really tell you much more than that an i expect you already know that. if you want to know what each regex does, then just google for a 101 about regular expressions. it's really hard to give you a meaning that you'll care about without any contextual data to relate them to.
well that's one of them.... g/@/s/@/"/g. this reads, "for all lines (g/) which contain an @ (@), substitute (/s/) the @ (@) for a (/) Double quote (") in every instance (/g)"
if you want to avoid the email being battered, you'd need to improve the regex to be fussier. you would probably be best breaking it into multiple ones or it'll get a lot messier. so rather than replacing @ with ", replace '@,@' with '","', '^@' (@ at start of line) with ',' and '@$' (@ at end of line) with '"' in three separate goes. you *could* do it in one, but i doubt you'll really care to optimize like that.
way to get BT spammed btw...
Last edited by acid_kewpie; 11-05-2007 at 05:02 AM.
I understood the bit about replacing the @,@ with ",". I think i can do this by replacing g/@/s/@/"/g with /g/@,@/s/","/"/g
Could you explain in a bit more detail on how i can replace the @ sign at the begning of the line and the @~~ at the end of the line. The ~ character seem to be used all over the place and im not sure why.
And also you mentioned that /g means every instance. What do the other values mean? v,d, s, j, w and q.
ps. i've edited the post to remove the company name. Could you also edit your post to remove reference to the company name.
your regex is wrong, but more becuase you don't really *need* the g/ part anyway, as you're just replicating what you already know. so just try '%s/@,@/","/g', without the g/@,@/ stuff at all to replace all lines (the % sign just means all lines). (check a vi cheat sheet for more knowledge about what this is doing)
and BT deserve all they get.. they make my working life hell, the chimps.