[OS X TeX] [bash] Pdfoutput=0 at the beginning of a file
alain.matthes at mac.com
Mon Feb 13 02:03:54 EST 2006
Le 13 févr. 06 à 01:09, Peter Dyballa a écrit :
> Am 13.02.2006 um 00:55 schrieb Alain Matthes:
>> I' m a beginner with bash but i would like to modify a script and
>> a file foo.tex.
>> I would like to put pdfoutput=0 at the beginning of the file foo.tex.
>> My first idea is to put pdfoutput=0 in a new file "tempfile"
>> echo pdfoutput=0 > tempfile then cat tempfile foo.tex > newfoo.tex
>> Is it correct ? The problem : i need to test the existence of
>> tempfile and newfoo.tex.
>> Perhaps there is a solution to add an a expression at the
>> beginning of a file
> You also could:
> echo "pdfoutput=0" > newfoo.tex % this overwrites all contents
> cat foo.tex >> newfoo.tex % foo.tex's contents is added
> To test if a 'regular' file exists:
> if [ -f <FILENAME> ]; then
> do this
> do something else
hi et thanks for your great knowledge..
As you already had to note it, my English language is primary, sorry :(
I sought a solution like : echo expr >> file but with another
symbol or command
Perhaps with perl, it's more easy... can I mix Perl with bash
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