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korn shell testing input parameters

korn shell testing input parameters

./script.ksh $1 $2

i want to run a korn shell script only if $1 is equal to report or run and if $2 any number greater than zero.

Can someone advise me the efficient way to write this script.

RE: korn shell testing input parameters

Hi Here is the script that i have. it is fine, but is there a better way to do it?

if [ $1 = report ] || [ $1 = run ] && [ $2 -gt 0 ]
echo "This is correct: $0 $1 $2"
echo "USAGE:$0 <report|run> <number> "

RE: korn shell testing input parameters

Here is another way - using ksh93 regular expressions


if [[ $1 =~ ^(report|run)$  &&  $2 > 0 ]]
   echo "This is correct: $0 $1 $2"
   echo "USAGE:$0 <report|run> <number> "

RE: korn shell testing input parameters

Thanks both of you.

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