Is this what you mean? --------------------- #!/bin/sh
STRING="mystring.gz" if [ ".gz" = "`echo \"$STRING\" | sed -n 's/.*\(\.gz\)$/\1/p'`" ]; then echo test; fi ----------------------- ~Paul On Mon, Jan 07, 2008 at 09:10:58PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: > Hi All, > > Is there an easy way of determing whether a string//filename ends in > *.gz? using /bin/sh? I spend around 20 minutes cobbling together > scripts to burn ISO files last night. Then blindly wasted one CD-R file that > was gzipped..... tar barfs on you,but cdrecord dev=foo.gz writes > exactly that. I'd like to add a line that yells at me, then gunzips and > does > an MD5; then writes. (In C, no prob; C lets me fly, but not /bin/sh. > But anyway, if any guru can clue me in, thanks. I think my brain is in Maui > for a few days. > > tiam > > gary > > > > -- > Gary Kline Seattle BSD Users' Group (seabug) | [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Thought Unlimited Org's Alternate Email Site > http://www.magnesium.net/~kline > To live is not a necessity; but to live honorably...is a necessity. -Kant > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"