ipeddir

ipeddir

Sort and print the contents or an abstract of the contents of an Queue on the
UnixBox.

IPEDDIR does an 'ls -1t' to sort the directory on time date and then reads this
file to create the output file directory according to the parameters from the
table.

The parameter file has the following parameters :
    banner: text for a Directory Banner in FipSeq   default: none
        banner:\r\nThis is a banner\r\n
    hdr:    text for specifying each file hdr in FipSeq default: ...
        file:\r\n<b>\SN\t\XK\t\r\n
    nolines: There are no lines of text after the header line
                            default: 2 lines
    lines:  No of lines for each file. Specify 0 for ALL lines.
        lines:15                default: 2 lines
    files:  No of files to show         default: 0 for ALL files
        files:60
    search: Optional search string in FipSeq to select ONLY these items
        search:KEEGAN               default: none
    dir: 'ls' parameter string          default: ls -1t
    dest:   select these destination(s) only    default: all
        (for log files only)
    matchdest: match the destinations       default: perfect match
        USe this to match ap1 = ap or rs1ap = rs
        match on first 3 chrs = matchdest:3
        perfect match (default) matchdest:0
        match on all but the last chr of the destination :-1
    nocr:   strip CR/NLs from the text  default: do NOT strip CRs
    strip:  Strip all text until this string UNLESS the
        string does not appear in the no of lines
        specified           default: no strip

Only one search string is allowed and only the first 64K of a file is checked.

Input switches :
    Mandatory :
    -d : path/filename for the resulting directory  default: none
    either
    -q : queue to scan              default: none
    or
    -a : archive name               default: none
    -j : logfile date relative to today.    default: 0 for today
        yesterday will be 1, 2days ago 2 etc
    Optional :
    -l : 'ls' parameter string (must be in dbl qtes)default: ls -1t
    -x : strip CR/NLs and leading spaces    default: leave text as is
    -t : parameter table            default: tables/print/EDDIR
    -s : search string - include ONLY files with this string
        This overrides the search string in the parameter file.
                            default: none
    -v : print version number and exit

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