Here’s an example of what we have just discussed. Here is a file called cleanup.
$ pg cleanup #!/bin/sh # name: cleanup # this is a general cleanup script echo "starting cleanup...wait" rm /usr/lcoal/apps/log/*.log tail -40 /var/adm/mesages >/tmp/messages rm /var/adm/messages mv /tmp/messages /var/adm/messages echo "finished cleanup"
The above script cleans up var/adm/ messages by truncating the file, and deletes all log files in /usr/local/apps/log.
To make the script executable we use the chmod command:
$ chmod u+x cleanup.
Now to run the script, just type the script name
If you get an error back like this:
$ cleanup sh: cleanup: command not found
If you have to type a pathname ...