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Old 06-17-2008, 02:28 AM   #1
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Perl pattern matching - greedy

Hi all,
I have a problem at the moment that has stumped me for a couple of days now...

I have a file containing public key for ssh, called authorized_keys2, containing :

ssh-dss xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
xxx== root@servername

I want to create a perl one liner so that it will match only the 'root@servername' part of the file and returns it to me. Is this possible? Appreciate your help. I've tried to do it with awk and sed with no success.....
Old 06-17-2008, 02:31 AM   #2
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assuming the data you provided goes line by line, the root@servername portion is the last field
awk '{print $NF}' authorization_file
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perl -nae '@foo = split; print $foo[2];' the_file


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