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Re: Réf. : [NV-L] Global Variable Names

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Subject: Re: Réf. : [NV-L] Global Variable Names
From: "Gavin Newman" <NEWMANGJ@banksa.com.au>
Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2000 09:21:01 +0930

Does your trick refer to doing it in a shell script?? What I want to do is 
establish the variable in the actual rule - is in the Set Global Variable node 
I want to create a variable that takes the name of the device that the event 
refers to and then assign a value for it.

Cheers - Gavin

>>> <alexis.henry@bnpparibas.com> 04/08/2000 16:58:06 >>>

Hi Gavin !

There is a trick to do so but it is quite a strange way to do it.
If i understand well you should do it this way:

echo $var | read $(echo $NVATTR_3).
(let assume that "var" is the data you want to set in what you named $$NVATTR_

I explain: "read" is an Aix command that set a data with a stream comming from
<STDIN> wich name is the first argument in the command line.
Here i do $(echo $NVATTR_3) so the shell return "fred" because $NVATTR_3 is

So:    echo $var | read $(echo $NVATTR_3)   ==>  echo $var | read fred
Then if you run "echo $fred" you will see the value  in "var".
The $fred data now exists.

Alexis Henry
Banque Nationale de Paris.

NEWMANGJ@stgeorge.com.au on 04/08/2000 04:31:22

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