bash uptime days

Today I worked a little on the new NUKI versions. Finally, I brought order to her, and I want to fix it just before I release the last stable one, probably the final version. So I had the idea to check how many days is uptime on the receiver, that most of me have problems after being around for a long time, so I decided to do through 10 days a prophylactic restart. I quickly drew a conveyor to clear my days of other variables because the result of the uptime command is quite unpleasant to work with.

# uptime
12:13:57 up 30 days, 20:07,  1 user,  load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00

So the order in question is filtered only by the super conveyor 😛

uptime | awk -F'up' '{ print $2 }' | awk -F'days' '{ print $1 }'

As if working hours are days the result is an integer with days, and if it is hours the result is similar to

[email protected]:~$ uptime | awk -F'up' '{ print $2 }' | awk -F'days' '{ print $1 }'
1:34,  5 users,  load average: 0.46, 0.39, 0.41
[email protected]:~$

Because of which goes through a check for the type of value

if echo $days | grep "^[0-9]*$" > /tmp/null
then
   echo "Uptime in days is $days"
else
  echo "Uptime isnt in days"
fi

Simply easily and clearly in the if the construction checks whether the value contains only digits with a regular expression grep “^[0-9]*$”.

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