On Tuesday 09 December 2003 02:51, homeyra g wrote: > So, I hope this is the right address for this type of > question. If not would you please forward this and/or > let me know the correct address. > > Thanks, > > Here is the question: How to truncate a file from the > begining to a certain point in the file?
Have a look at sed. Sorry can't help with syntax and I'm sure one can also do the same with perl or awk or whatever. But for the first, man (1) sed will help with 'cat yourfile | sed -youroptions' e.g. You can also use vi (if it's a regular textfile with less than hundreds of megs), find your endpoint with e.g "/YourEndKeyWord" and do in instruction mode a "dG", after that save. -Harry > > > __________________________________ > Do you Yahoo!? > New Yahoo! Photos - easier uploading and sharing. > http://photos.yahoo.com/ > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"