a technical how to
Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P.
kdk at daleco.biz
Mon Dec 8 20:06:50 PST 2003
Harald Schmalzbauer wrote:
>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.
>>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.
And if you use PHP, you could do a fairly easy
script also, via the CLI. Lots of shell scripting
stuff out there, isn't there?
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