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Re: read 1 var in when executing command

From: Chris F.A. Johnson
Subject: Re: read 1 var in when executing command
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 23:00:40 -0400
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On 2007-05-12, jdh239 wrote:
> I saw something similar to this in the archives already, but didn't see a
> real answer.  I am modifying my 'whois' command to just grep for the
> expiration date of my domains:
> ie jwhois
> whois $DOM | grep -i expi | grep -i -e jan -e feb -e mar -e apr -e may -e
> jun -e jul -e aug -e sep -e oct -e nov -e dec | grep -i -v date
> What I would like is to pass in the parameter in the commandline:  jwhois
> Currently I have:
> echo -n "Enter the domain name: "
> read DOM
> I would prefer, again, just to execute the command with the domain name
> following....  Not sure how to do it.  I have been looking around and saw
> things like getopts, but I am only passing in one variable and thought it
> should be fairly simple

whois "$1" | grep ...

   Chris F.A. Johnson                      <http://cfaj.freeshell.org>
   Shell Scripting Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach (2005, Apress)

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