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srnkumar 04-13-2006 09:52 AM

Shell script - correction
 
Following statements works fine in Solaris (/bin/sh) with default shell. When I run in Linux (sles 9)'s korn shell, errors out!!!

printf "%9-s" ${st}
print " "${attr}

How I can change these statements for proper output display?

druuna 04-14-2006 01:19 PM

Hi,

This line: printf "%9-s" ${st} is incorrect, that should be:

printf "%-9s" ${st} the - left adjusts and I do believe it should be on the left of the digit.

I do find it strange that solaris doesn't complain about it...... Have to try that at work.

Anyway, hope this helps.


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