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Old 12-20-2011, 02:13 PM   #1
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converting bash script to csh shell

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I am not familiar with bash or c shell programming. I have one software which is in bash shell but my work server and all related software are in C shell . So i want to convert my bash shell script to c shell script.

if [ -d "$1" ]; then
export PATH=`echo :$PATH:| sed -e 's/:[^:]*root[^:]*:/:/g' -e 's/^://g' -e 's/ .$//g' -e 's/:$//g'`:$1/bin
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=`echo :$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:| sed -e 's/:[^:]*root[^:]*:/:/g' -e 's/^://g' -e 's/ .$//g' -e 's/:$//g'`:$1/lib
export ROOTSYS=$1
echo Directory does not exist: $1

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Why do you want to convert them, when you are not modifying them at all? In fact, I would tend more to change the csh scripts to bash ones.
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Originally Posted by asinghpu View Post
So i want to convert my bash shell script to c shell script.
What have you tried? Where are you stuck? The conversion should be trivial, since it is only a matter of different syntax, for example the C-shell uses parentheses in place of the square brackets for tests.

Regarding the sed commands you have only to be sure they work flawlessly on both machines, since you may have different versions. If GNU sed is installed on both, you're safe. In any case nothing to do with the shell, since sed is an external command.

Here are some useful links that may serve as a starting point: (PDF)


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