Bourne shell to move a file containing certain text
Posted on 2010-11-15
I need to write a bourne shell file (to be executed by an application). I am very rusty on Bourne shell and don't know how to start what I want to do.
I need to pass the bourne shell a couple of text strings (so that they becomes $1 and $2 in the shell). I then want the shell program to cd to a specific directory and look for the files in there to find the one that has the text in $1. (If everything is working properly, there will be only one file in there with that string in it.) Having found the file , I then need to move that file to a different directory and rename it to the name in $2 (thereby removing it from the original directory.
Can you give me a start on how to do this?
Thanks in advance