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Old 01-28-2010, 06:08 AM   #1
mikejosh
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Unhappy Syntax error near unexpected token :( please help


i got this script from website for inviting peoples to game and earning points easily ...but this seems not working and giving error..any help in correcting it and sharing knowledge is much appreciated

#!/bin/bash/sh
#Store arguments from bash command line
username=$1
cycles=$2
i=$1
if [ -z ${username} ] || [ ! -e ./cookies/${username} ]
then
echo "Error: Login to your E-Mail Account"
echo
exit
if [ +z ${username}] || [!-e./cookies/${username} ]
then
echo "successfull"
echo
exit
if [ -z ${cycles} ]
then
echo "Default Cycle to 1"
cycles=1
fi

while [ $i -le ${cycles} ]
do
echo "Running cycle ${i}"
curl -s -b ./cookies/$username -A "Mozilla/5.0" -d @./data/acashdat "http://apps.facebook.com/fightersc/recruiter?from=money&sent=1" >
 
Old 01-28-2010, 06:23 AM   #2
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'if' statements need a closing 'fi' line -there are two missing in the posted code. Also, the 'while' needs a closing 'done' line.
 
Old 01-29-2010, 07:17 AM   #3
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thanks alot buddy it worked in that script but couldnt get it right in this one..its similar to first but for differect activity

#!/bin/bash

fid=$1
email=$2

if [ -z ${email} ] || [ ! -e ./cookies/${email} ]
then
echo "You need to specify a logged in email address"
echo "that person must be already supporting the fight"
echo
exit
fi

while [ 1 ]
do
curl -s -b ./cookies/$email -A "Mozilla/5.0" "http://apps.facebook.com/fightersc/details?fid=${fid}&hit=1" | sed -n "s/.*opponent\" value=\"\([0-9]*\)\" .*/\1/p" | while read i; do
echo "Got one! beating the shit out of ${i}"
curl -s -I -b ./cookies/$email -A "Mozilla/5.0" "http://apps.facebook.com/fightersc/details?fid=${fid}&hit=1&emoticon=119&opponent=${i}&versailles=hit+opponent" > /dev/null&
curl -s -I -b ./cookies/$email -A "Mozilla/5.0" "http://apps.facebook.com/fightersc/details?fid=${fid}&hit=1&emoticon=119&opponent=${i}&versailles=hit+opponent" > /dev/null&
done
done
 
Old 01-29-2010, 07:48 AM   #4
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It's easier to read your script if you put it in code tags (that's a link to instructions or you may prefer to use "Advanced Edit" mode which has a # button for code tags). This will preserve the indentation you are (hopefully) using.

Please post the output too. It should show information about the line number(s) generating the error.
 
Old 01-29-2010, 07:54 AM   #5
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Where are you getting these scripts?

Regardless, please put code like this into code tags (switch to advanced mode if necessary)

In your latest script, I am not sure what happens when you pipe data into the "while read i......" construct. "read" takes data from standard input, unless told otherwise.

Example: To read from a file:
Code:
while read line; do
    echo $line
done < filename
More generally, the first thing to do when debugging is to try each piece in a terminal to make sure it's doing the right thing.
 
  


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