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Old 01-05-2007, 02:29 AM   #1
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Insert and delete lines at the end of a file using sed


Hi guys,

was wondering if this is possible?

I know that deleting of lines can be done... but what about inserting of lines at the end of the file using sed?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 01-05-2007, 02:45 AM   #2
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Hi,

You can, using the append (a) command.

Something like the following will place EOF at the end of a file called infile:

sed '$a\
> EOF' infile


The line is split (> being PS2, not a part of the sed command).

Hope this helps.
 
  


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