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May
13
comment Bash script for looping through files
@Thomas: I've updated the answer.
May
13
comment Bash script for looping through files
@StéphaneChazelas: Yes. But if the desired extension is tar.gz, the problem is very hard :-)
May
7
comment What characters should I escape while modifying a file using sed?
What OS, what sed version?
May
7
comment What characters should I escape while modifying a file using sed?
@Menon: Not in the first line.
Apr
29
comment Dynamically create array in bash with variables as array name
@meso_2600: I updated the answer.
Apr
24
comment Is it possible to echo into a file, but use indenting in the shell script source?
@user4668401: The final EOF must be left aligned, unless you use <<-EOF and indent the final EOF with tabs only.
Apr
24
comment Is it possible to echo into a file, but use indenting in the shell script source?
@user4668401: Check the update.
Apr
24
comment Is it possible to echo into a file, but use indenting in the shell script source?
@user4668401: Unfortunately, all leading tabs are removed.
Apr
21
comment Adding vertical space after command in bash
How would you implement it on a text console?
Apr
20
comment Listing functions defined in a “sourced” script?
declare -f lists all the declared functions.
Apr
17
comment bash: -eq vs. == and `bc` output type
If the number is always integer, why don't you just abs=${val#-}?
Apr
17
comment Is there an alternative to sed that supports unicode?
@chaos: It works under en_US.UTF-8, but doesn't under C.
Apr
17
comment Is there an alternative to sed that supports unicode?
@chaos: I'm not getting the character back. Maybe the behaviour depends on locale?
Apr
14
comment Using the grep filter
What happens when you enclose the expresion in quotes? grep -i 'h[ae]llo' hello.txt
Apr
14
comment Using fixed strings in regular expressions?
Use Perl instead of bash: quotemeta.
Apr
11
comment Counting program fails in arithmetic test
Works for me. Have you really posted the code you're running? Seems like $counter is empty in your real code (use "$counter").
Apr
8
comment Bash regular expression comparison fail for hex byte \x01
Can you run the code through cat -v? It apparently uses the literal character ^A which disappears on StackOverflow. When I replaced the empty places with ^A, I got 0's everywhere (4.3.33(1)).
Apr
8
comment Remove special characters in a text file
@AomineDaiki: Check the update.
Apr
8
comment Remove special characters in a text file
@Archemar: fixed, thanks
Mar
31
comment Pattern matching and removal of that pattern using sed
stackoverflow.com/q/29369594/1030675