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I put it in this way,The first file contains STRING1 only instead of STRING2. The 2nd file contains STRING2 only . The 3rd file contains some of both (STRING1 and STRING2) so I need the lines from each file that match a line in the 3rd file, I need to print whole line, then I know what to grep and use sed to tailor it.
Okay, I say this way, file3 has lot of lines with a keyword which may be in file1 or file2, if found in file2/file3 print whole line and then I need to append @ to file3 possibly end of the string in file3, ?. File may be in different directory.
What do you mean by do stuff for match?,, there i got issue. could you give me a full script, then I add my logic as I need to do some more stuff, for me that was the question.. how you use regular expression.. 100s of lines will be common , it should automatically search for particular pattern in 3rd file and match with other and print the whole lines of other2.
Here is the correct input of file.
file1:sample1.xml and its content <project name="a/vgi/hard/internal/STRING1/csr" path="software/internal/STRING1/ckr" revision="9zzzzzzdddd667778cc21905857589a"/>
file2:sample2.xml and its content <project name="j/vgi/hard/internal/STRING2/ckr" path="software/internal/STRING1/ckr" revision="xxxxyyy122yyycccmmmmccccccc"/>
The sample2,xml contains all STRING2 projects names instead of STRING1. The sample1.xml contains STRING1 projects.
The 3rd sample.xml contains some of both (STRING1 and STRING2) so I need the lines from each xml that match a line in the 3rd manifest.
For example, one of line in the 3rd manifest is <project path="software/internal/STRING1/csr" name="j/vgi/hard/internal/STRING2/ckr"/> and you may have many such line and it might be in file1 or file2
You would need to match this project to one of the 2 sample.xml:
Script should traverse to each line in 3rd file and if found a match in sample1/sample2 (this is common "j/vgi/hard/internal/STRING2/ckr", in file3 and sample2.xml) it is in sample2.xml and shouldprint the whole line and append in file3.xml,
@Whizje, Does not work, I tried to execute, not doing anything . instead of file1 I put my file1.date, it does not print any match., how to run,? Could you please help me?, It should read 3rd file each line and look for a string if it is file1 or file2 print and append it end of each line.