As I thought while reading your message, awk seems to be a good solution. Just a note:
On Mon, 18 Aug 2008 06:29:03 +0300, Giorgos Keramidas <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Would you > be ok with an awk(1) script instead of /bin/sh? It tends to be nicer > for this sort of thing, i.e.: > > [...] > $ netstat -nibd -f inet | awk -f david.awk You could start your awk skript with #!/usr/bin/awk and give it +x attribute, as well as adding the desired source command "netstat -nibd -f inet" to the script, using awk's system() function, so you can start it more easily or use it in combination with other commands. % ./netstuff.awk -- Polytropon >From Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"