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executing shell script in tcl and passing parameters

executing shell script in tcl and passing parameters

executing shell script in tcl and passing parameters

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Hi all

My requirement is to call a shell script within TCL which runs some sql grant scripts on a particular schema/database based on some parameters passed into the shell script

Is the command as simple as

set param1 username
set param2 password
set param3 sid

exec /tmp/bin/test_shell.sh param1 param2 param3

or is there a better approach

Thanks all

RE: executing shell script in tcl and passing parameters

Other option, especially if you need to process the output from called shell script in your tcl-caller script, would be to use something like this:

CODE

set my_command "define your command here"
set f [open $my_command "r"]
...
#process command output
...
close $f
See for example call_py.tcl in this thread:
http://www.tek-tips.com/viewthread.cfm?qid=1544204

 

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