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Old 10-24-2001, 06:40 AM   #1
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Split function (bash script)


Hi,

Is there a split function like the one in perl, but for a bash script?

Here's the perl for what I want to achieve:
($user,pass) = split(/\|/, $args);

The variables are:
args = "theuser|thepass";

And I want to get:
$user = "theuser";
$pass = "thepass";

I want to do the same thing as I have done above, but in a bash script

Any ideas how?

Thanks,

- Nick
 
Old 10-24-2001, 07:18 AM   #2
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could you use awk maybe? eg

$USER=`echo $ARGS | awk -F"|" '{print $1}'`
 
Old 10-24-2001, 07:25 AM   #3
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Perfect...

Hi,

Yup... used:

user=`echo $args | awk -F"|" '{print $1}'`
pass=`echo $args | awk -F"|" '{print $2}'`

Perfect...

Thanks

- Nick
 
Old 10-24-2001, 07:42 AM   #4
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Chomp function?

Hullo,

Also, is ther achomp function in bash scripts?

Chomp removes the newline from the end of a string...

Thanks,

- Nick
 
Old 10-24-2001, 09:02 PM   #5
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Code:
#!/bin/sh

VAR="cool|dude"

ONE=`echo $VAR | cut -d'|' -f1`
TWO=`echo $VAR | cut -d'|' -f2`

echo "One: [$ONE]"
echo "Two: [$TWO]"
Use $1 in place of VAR if the input is a single argument.

Gary
 
Old 09-28-2011, 09:45 PM   #6
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Use built in

Its an old topic .. but still there is built ins in most shells
arg="USER|PASSWORD"
echo ${arg/*|/ }
echo ${arg/|*/ }

PASSWORD
USER
 
Old 09-28-2011, 09:56 PM   #7
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Its an old topic .. but still there is built ins in most shells
arg="USER|PASSWORD"
echo ${arg/*|/ }
echo ${arg/|*/ }

PASSWORD
USER
Hello,

Please don't dig up very old threads like this. If you have an issue, search the forums first, and if that doesn't help, then by all means create a new thread for your issue.

Thank you for your understanding,

Josh
 
Old 09-29-2011, 03:00 PM   #8
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Actually, in cases like this I think what Hogdahl did was acceptable. The topic in question really isn't time sensitive and someone finding this thread via Google could certainly benefit from the answer provided.

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Old 09-29-2011, 05:44 PM   #9
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Actually, in cases like this I think what Hogdahl did was acceptable. The topic in question really isn't time sensitive and someone finding this thread via Google could certainly benefit from the answer provided.

--jeremy
Point taken... I just find it odd, since the last post was back in 2001.
 
Old 09-30-2011, 12:20 AM   #10
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In the spirit of adding to the discussion then, this page has an excellent rundown of bash's built-in string manipulation options:

http://mywiki.wooledge.org/BashFAQ/100
 
Old 03-09-2012, 09:08 PM   #11
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This is easier. just replace whats in the []s in the sed command

In this case i was splitting an IP. the "period" has to go first in the []s. I needed to escape the / so i had to put \/. But you could split on anything with sed. tr will also split but not very well here since i needed . and /

Code:
$ IP=( `echo 192.168.1.0/24 | sed -e 's/[.\/]/ /g'` )


$ echo ${IP[0]}
192
$ echo ${IP[1]}
168
$ echo ${IP[2]}
1
$ echo ${IP[3]}
0
$ echo ${IP[4]}
24
 
Old 03-10-2012, 06:53 AM   #12
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There's no need to use sed, as long as you're using bash or a similar advanced shell.

Code:
IP="192.168.1.0/24"

IP=( ${IP//[.\/]/ } )

echo "${IP[0]}"
For more advanced manipulation, you can use the IFS environment variable to control the word-splitting. Among other techniques.

It's all covered in the link I posted above.
 
  


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