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Unexpected Sum with AWK

Unexpected Sum with AWK

Unexpected Sum with AWK

I have the following code -


while read line
awk -F":" -v frdt=$(date --date="$line" +%Y:%m:%d) '(substr($0,1,10)==frdt) { count++} { tbytes+=$12} END {print frdt ", " tbytes/1073741824 ", " count }' /usr/roc/om/server/adm/activity_log

done < DATES

I expected the tbytes value to change based on the date and the amount of data transferred for the given date but the value remains the same.

What am I missing?

Thank you in advance for your help.


I.T. where a world of choas and confusion comes down to nothing but 1s and 0s.

RE: Unexpected Sum with AWK


Thank you very much! I had been looking at this too long and forgot about the semi colon to group by the value I needed.

Thank you once again and make it a great day.


I.T. where a world of choas and confusion comes down to nothing but 1s and 0s.

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