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Posted on 2004-04-20
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Hi All,

This is probably so simple that I'll kick myself...

I need a small Perl script which does the following:

Check if Lotus Notes 6 exists (check for existence of Notes.ini in C:\Program Files\Lotus\Notes\)
If not then check for existence of Notes.ini in C:\Lotus\Notes

Open Notes.ini file

See if a line similar to the following exists in the file:

SIEBELFORMPATH=SiebelMemo.nsf

or:

SIEBELFORMPATH=C:\Lotus\Notes\Data\SiebelMemo.nsf

(unfortunately the path in this line could have several variations)

If the line exists modify SiebelMemo.nsf to Siebel7Memo.nsf

If the line doesn't exists then add a line at the end of the file:

SIEBELFORMPATH=Siebel7Memo.nsf

I know I need to use either s/foo/bar/ or m/foobar/ or grep or something but my mind is blank and I can't seem to get it into gear. Any help much appreciated!!!

Gareth
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Question by:g_tunley
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by:leflon
leflon earned 400 total points
ID: 10867531
Hi g_tunley,
you may want to try the following little script.
you just have to modify the filenames in the open statements and the output goes to stdout. so you may have to redirect it to different file.

my $fnd = 0;
open(IN,"test.txt") || open(IN,"test1.txt") || die "no notes installed";

while(<IN>) {
    if ( /SIEBELFORMPATH=.*SiebelMemo.nsf/ ) {
        s/SiebelMemo.nsf/Siebel7Memo.nsf/g;
        $fnd = 1;
    }
    print;
}
if ( !$fnd ) {
    print "SIEBELFORMPATH=Siebel7Memo.nsf\n";
}

hth
leflon
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by:vi_srikanth
ID: 10867782
$ARGV[0]='C:\Program Files\Lotus\Notes\Notes.ini';
if (not -e $ARGV[0]) {$ARGV[0]='C:\Lotus\Notes\Notes.ini'}
if (not -e $ARGV[0]) {die "Notes not installed"}
undef($/); $^I='_in'; $_=<>;
s#SIEBELFORMPATH=SiebelMemo.nsf|SIEBELFORMPATH=C:\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\SiebelMemo.nsf|$#hi#;
print;
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Zvonko earned 100 total points
ID: 10868657
Here my version:



@paths = ("C:\\Program Files\Lotus\\Notes", "C:\\Lotus\\Notes");
foreach $dir (@paths){
  if(-e "$dir\\notes.ini"){
    open (INI, "$dir\\notes.ini");
    $data = join "",<INI>;
    close INI;
    $data .= "\nSIEBELFORMPATH=$dir\\data\\Siebel7Memo.nsf\n" unless ($data=~ s/(SIEBELFORMPATH=.*)SiebelMemo.nsf/$1\Siebel7Memo.nsf/gi);
    open (INI, ">$dir\\notes.txt");
    print INI $data;
    close INI;
  }
}




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by:g_tunley
ID: 10869362
Oops I seem to have got the accepted and assisted the wrong way round, though i think the points of been awarded properly.

For reference here is the final solution:

#!/usr/bin/perl

my $found = 0;

if (-e "C:/Lotus/Notes/notes.ini") {

      @args = ("ren", "C:\\Lotus\\Notes\\notes.ini", "notes.ini.backup");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error creating backup file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

      $original_filename = "C:/Lotus/Notes/notes.ini.backup";
      $new_filename = "C:/Lotus/Notes/notes.ini";

} elsif (-e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/notes.ini") {

      @args = ("ren", "C:\\Program Files\\Lotus\\Notes\\notes.ini", "notes.ini.backup");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error creating backup file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

      $original_filename = "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/notes.ini.backup";
      $new_filename = "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/notes.ini";

} else {
      print "Error can't find Lotus Notes you may need to edit the file manually!\n";

      exit -1;
}


open(IN, $original_filename);
open(OUT, ">$new_filename") || die "Error unable to create new notes.ini!!!";

while(<IN>) {
      if ( /SIEBELFORMPATH=.*SiebelEmail.nsf/ ) {
        s/SiebelEmail.nsf/Siebel7Email.nsf/g;
        $found = 1;
    }
    print OUT $_;
}

close(IN);

if ( !$found ) {
    print OUT "SIEBELFORMPATH=Siebel7Email.nsf\n";
}

close(OUT);

if (-e "C:/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel/SiebelEmail.nsf" && ! -e "C:/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel/Siebel7Email.nsf") {

      @args = ("copy", "\\\\server\\siebel7email.nsf", "C:\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\Siebel\\");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error copying Siebel Email Database file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

} elsif (-e "C:/Lotus/Notes/Data/SiebelEmail.nsf" && ! -e "C:/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel7Email.nsf") {

      @args = ("copy", "\\\\server\\siebel7email.nsf", "C:\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error copying Siebel Email Database file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

} elsif (-e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel/SiebelEmail.nsf" && ! -e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel/Siebel7Email.nsf") {

      @args = ("copy", "\\\\server\\siebel7email.nsf", "C:\\Program Files\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\Siebel\\");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error copying Siebel Email Database file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

} elsif (-e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/Data/SiebelEmail.nsf" && ! -e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel7Email.nsf") {

      @args = ("copy", "\\\\server\\siebel7email.nsf", "C:\\Program Files\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error copying Siebel Email Database file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

} elsif (-e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/Data/" && ! -e "C:/Program Files/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel7Email.nsf") {

      @args = ("copy", "\\\\server\\siebel7email.nsf", "C:\\Program Files\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error copying Siebel Email Database file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

} elsif (! -e "C:/Lotus/Notes/Data/Siebel7Email.nsf") {

      @args = ("copy", "\\\\server\\siebel7email.nsf", "C:\\Lotus\\Notes\\Data\\");
      $return_code = system(@args);

      if ($return_code != 0) {
            print "Error copying Siebel Email Database file!!!\n";
            print "Error code returned was: " . $return_code . "\n";

            exit -1;
      }

}

exit 0;
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