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Old 02-21-2008, 10:50 AM   #1
emp1953
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"tail" function in linux


The tail function in Unix has a -r option which reverses the order of the lines in the file specified on the command line.

The tail function in Linux doesn't have the -r option.

Does anyone know of an equivalent function in linux?

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Old 02-21-2008, 10:58 AM   #2
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head == tail -r

The head utility displays from the beginning of a file.

If that doesn't give you what you want, look at tac (the opposite of cat). It displayes the lines of a file in reverse order.

Or, possibly tail <filename> | tac would do the job.

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