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Solaris bash script using grep giving error

Solaris bash script using grep giving error

Solaris bash script using grep giving error

(OP)
Trying to run the following one liner in a bash script to check our mailq for big users.  But I receive the error below when trying to run from a script instead of command line. Command line it works great. Anybody have a solution or alternative?

#!/usr/bin/bash
mailq|grep ^[A-F0-9]|cut -c 42-80|sort |uniq -c|sort -n|tail > /tmp/qResults


result:

checkQueue.sh: [A-F0-9]: not found
Usage: grep -hblcnsviw pattern file . . .
.#
 

RE: Solaris bash script using grep giving error

(OP)
Solution is put tick marks around the regular expression. Thanks to PHV for the solution

#!/usr/bin/bash
mailq|grep '^[A-F0-9]'|cut -c 42-80|sort |uniq -c|sort -n|tail > /tmp/qResults
 

RE: Solaris bash script using grep giving error

Virtual star for virtual PHV!

The internet - allowing those who don't know what they're talking about to have their say.

RE: Solaris bash script using grep giving error

Hazards of the cross post!
 

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