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kaz2100 12-27-2011 09:10 PM

head -n -1 (sed -n -e '1,$-1p' is incorrect) sed question, as stupid as it could be.
 
Hya,

Question:
Is it possible to write "head -n -1" equivalent in sed? (or anything simpler)

Situation:
I need some tiny script to write all but last one line. I was confident that gnu sed would work, 'sed -n -e '1,$-1p' which did not. It took almost an hour for me to get to 'head -n -1'

Simply, I am curious if it is possible.

Happy Penguins!

Telengard 12-27-2011 09:18 PM

Code:

sed '$d'
Seems to be what you're after, if I understand that is.


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