Bug with tcsh? : if evaluating true instead of false

David Robillard david.robillard at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 18:36:08 UTC 2006

> I appreciate the help thanks!

Sure, I'll send the script to you in an individual email instead of as
an attachement to the list. Should anyone on the list want a copy,
just drop me an email.

> I'd appreciate the script though, definitely, as any resource I have to learn all Unix script languages properly will only help in my becoming a better Unix admin as well as script more common tasks to help make my life a bit easier.

When I've started to write shell scripts, I read a nice book which
covered sh, csh and ksh with lots of examples. That was the first
edition, but it's now in it's fourth edition and now have coverage of
bash and tcsh plus you get info on sed & awk.

"UNIX Shells By Example", Ellie Quigley, Prentice Hall PTR; 4th
edition (Sep 24 2004), 1200 pages, ISBN: 013147572

On amazon.ca: http://www.amazon.ca/UNIX-Shells-Example-Ellie-Quigley/dp/013147572X/sr=1-1/qid=1161886975/ref=sr_1_1/701-2925611-9451566?ie=UTF8&s=books

Otherwise, you can always Google around for "unix shell script" and
such. There are a lot of sites on the topic. I would select one from a

Have fun!

David Robillard
UNIX systems administrator & Oracle DBA
CISSP, RHCE & Sun Certified Security Administrator
Montreal: +1 514 966 0122

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