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Old 01-12-2012, 07:23 AM   #1
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command in linux, similar to ckstr in solaris


I am new to linux.
I just got stuck in one of my ksh script. Do we have any command/utility in linux which is similar to ckstr in solaris.

ckstr would prompt the user for input and test it against some regular expression. (

Any help would be highly appreciated.

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It shouldn't be too difficult to create, in bash it would be something like:

read -p "[*] please enter something: " ANSWER
if [[ "$ANSWER" =~ <some_regex> ]]
  #do something
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I could resolve the issue.
Thanks a lot for help.


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