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Joining records using sed or awk

Posted 07-01-2009 at 08:34 AM by JimRobinson
Tags awk, line join, sed

I have a very large file, 9 million records, and there are sections in the file where I need to join records. How can I get for example line number 100,000 and join to it lines 100,001-100,050 using sed or awk? The joins need to happen multiple times throughout the file. I can get the line number for the first and last line I need in my join but am having difficulty figuring out how to reformat the file with the lines joined and the file saved with the one end-resulting line.

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