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how can i store the o/p of Unix cmd to Shell ver.

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i want to store the Output of Cmd like
 " wc -c filename" in a Shell var...
 how can i do it..
thanx
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Question by:vmahendru
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ravindra042100 earned 50 total points
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Hello, try this ..

sys>cat ans
#!/usr/bin/ksh
ATT=`wc -l trialfile`
echo $ATT

This should work ...
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by:vmahendru
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by:vmahendru
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it did not work out... first tell me
 can u please explain the steps .. i am not very good in UNIX...
   
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by:ozo
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What did not work when you tried it?
In which shell do you want to store a variable?
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by:vmahendru
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hi ozo
   i have written a program in c and in this program made one system call for grep... i want to store the output of this grep Cmd in my C program... can u help me how can i do it..
  thanx
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by:ozo
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From C, you might call grep with popen insteead of system.
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thanx ozo,  i got the answer
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