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Old 07-08-2003, 08:16 AM   #1
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I'm need to get the process-name from a "file <core>" , and thought of useing cut.

When I run "file core", I get this line:

core: ELF 32-bit LSB core file of 'crawler' (signal 11), Intel 80386, version 1, from 'crawler'

I want to catch the word between ' ' (here: crawler). I don't know what to do, do I need to use cut? or grep?
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Old 07-08-2003, 12:58 PM   #3
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how about:

file core | cut -d\' -f2


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