[ale] shell scripting baby questions...
JPreyer at sprich.com
Fri Feb 20 11:24:18 EST 2004
and eq should be -eq, eq is used in perl for string equality comparison,
From: Nathan J. Underwood [mailto:lists at cybertechcafe.net]
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2004 11:15 AM
To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts
Subject: Re: [ale] shell scripting baby questions...
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Ok, I'm gonna step out on a limb here. Do you need the quotation marks
around the 0 in this case? Also, should the variable name have quotes
~ if [ "$infectionsDetected" eq 0 ]
~ rm -f $logPath/$infectedLogName
Keith Morris - IQ wrote:
| let me start out by saying thanks for all the help you all have been to
| me in the past (both directly and indirectly). thanks.
| I'm starting out will shell scripting (so new I'm still wet behind the
| ears) and am writing my first really useful script. I am using
| BitDefender free command line virus scanner to scan for virii and
| working on a script to automate the process to put into a cron job. the
| basic functionality is working except for the checking to see if any
| virii were detected. I'm not clear on the string/binary operators in
| the if statement and can't get it to work out correctly.
| If someone has time and would be willing to look at this script and 1.
| help me get the virii log detection working, and 2. possibly show me a
| couple of hints to make this more efficient. Thanks.
| --- start script ---
| # Script to run BitDefender nightly and report
| # the full scan as well as create an infected
| # file report
| # file and path variables
| reportTime=`date +%y%m%d_%H%M%S`;
| # update virus defs
| /opt/bdc/bdc --update;
| # run virus scan with logging
| /opt/bdc/bdc --arc --disinfect --log=$logPath/$logName $dirToScan;
| # list all found infected files into an infected log
| cat $logPath/$logName | grep infected: > $logPath/$infectedLogName;
| # find out if there were any found infections
| infectionsDetected=`cat $logPath/$infectedLogName | wc -l`;
| # if no virii were detected, deleted infected log file.
| # *!!! this ain't workin' !!!*
| if [ $infectionsDetected eq "0" ]
| rm -f $logPath/$infectedLogName
| # tar and gzip the scan logfile and remove the uncompressed log
| tar -czf $logPath/$LogName.tgz $logPath/$infectedLogName;
| rm -f $logPath/$logName;
| --- end script ---
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