weird while shellscript problem
Manuel Arostegui Ramirez
manuel at todo-linux.com
Thu Jun 7 13:00:00 UTC 2007
I'm completely lost due to probably I'm missing something but I cannot find
what is it.
I'm porting an AIX shell script to linux.
It's supposed to run between two hours the user select in a .conf file
which is more or less something like:
If the user launch the script at for example 8 it won't run, again, it will
only run between 9 and 11.
To do that I'm using this piece of code:
while [ 1 ]
if [ "$MAX_HOUR" != "$MIN_HOUR" ]
while [ $CURRENT_HOUR -lt $MIN_HOUR ] || [ $CURRENT_HOUR -gt
echo "Waiting to valid time ($MIN_HOUR - $MAX_HOUR,
current $CURRENT_HOUR)" >> $LOGFILE.err
The problem actually is that if I set an hour which is not between the
interval the script is allowed to run...I'd run anyways
So the problem is the comparation, I guess...
It runs perfectly in AIX
Any ideas will be apreciated
Manuel Arostegui Ramirez.
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