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UNIX line continuation characters - partition, commands, wrapping
Oracle Tips by Burleson Consulting

UNIX line continuation characters

In UNIX, single commands can easily reach hundreds of characters. In order to prevent command wrapping it is possible in UNIX to continue a command on subsequent lines with the backslash “\” character. In the following example, we have a single UNIX command that scans the last 1,000 lines of the Oracle alert log searching for ORA-600 errors and mailing them to the DBA. We can partition this long UNIX commands onto several lines with the \ character.

mailx –s ‘list of ORA-600 errors from alert log’ don@mydomain.com < \
tail -1000 $DBA/$ORACLE_SID/bdump/alert_$ORACLE_SID.log| \
grep ORA-00600


The above is an excerpt from the "Oracle9i UNIX Administration Handbook" by Oracle press, authored by Donald K. Burleson.

 

 

 

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