for loop in bash script on solaris without seq

2010-06-11 70 words 1 min read

Today I was working on a solaris box and wanted to do a watch. watch command is not available on Solaris 8 by default and I did not want to install it just for this small one time job. So I wrote this:

for (( i=0; i<=100; i++ )); do ls -lrt /tmp/amit*; sleep 2; done

You can replace the command in bold with whatever command you want to watch.


Authored By Amit Agarwal

Amit Agarwal, Linux and Photography are my hobbies.Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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