From: Nathan Kinkade <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Reply-To: Nathan Kinkade <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CC: FreeBSD Mailing List <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Subject: Re: stumped... .
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 09:54:23 -0600

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 09:06:45PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 02:48:42PM +1100, Gautam Gopalakrishnan wrote:
> > On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 07:09:12PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > >
> > >  I've written scores of scripts to hack text files, but this
> > >  one has me dead in the water.
> > >
> > >  How can I delete all lines from /^PATTERN to EOF??
> > >
> >
> > sed -e '/pattern/,$d'
> >
>
>    Yep.  Thisis what i used, in fact.  thanks.
>
>    gary

Here is another option using sed that takes 2 less keystrokes :)

$ sed -e '/pattern/q'

This would give line 1 to the pattern, wouldn't it, Rather than pattern to EOF.



Nathan -- gpg --keyserver pgp.mit.edu --recv-keys D8527E49 << attach3 >>

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