Tuesday, January 6, 2009

simple way to write to files from bash script

Here is two of the simplest method from where you can write to files from a bash script.

Method One

Within the bash script write
echo "what you want to write" > filePath/fileName

echo "What you want to append" >> filePath/fileName



Method Two

Within the bash script write
cat << EOF > filePath/fileName
Lines of the text that you want to write.
You can write any number of lines.
EOF

cat << EOF > filePath/fileName
Lines of the text that you want to append.
You can write any number of lines.
EOF

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