I have just came to the problem of having to cut some lines from a large (gigabyte) sized file, and being aware of potential CPU hog trying to read it in memory, I wanted to edit it in-place ...
I have the data in my file as START-OF-FIELDS ID NAME DEPT END-OF-FIELDS START-OF-DATA 1|joy|cs 2|sam|ec END-OF-DATA START-OF-FIELDS ID NAME DOB DEPT ADDRESS END-OF-FIELDS START-OF-DATA ...
I want to count the number of words and print the matched pattern lines which matches exactly with following pattern: abc-ERROR: The input File contains: # abc-ERROR: xyxxkkfgfr # def-Error: ...
I am writting a shell script to delete an entry from a specific group. eg: file name is dest.xml <domain id="1" group_name="group1"> <node id="ABC"> <node id="PQR"> ...
I inherited an old Ubuntu 6.10 server running php 5.1.6 which is using sybase to connect to MSSQL. A user submitted some text containing an en-dash and crashed one of my script. It turns out sybase ...