Need a good Unix script that..

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Wed Mar 14 14:33:49 UTC 2007

On Mar 14, 2007, at 2:56 AM, bstitt at wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to write a script to delete all line that include a certain
> pattern in an output file. I sending information to one of our  
> Security
> people and they take this data and create a spreadsheet on the
> information, I have a constant reoccurring lines within the output  
> file
> that they do not need. I'm trying to use the sed command to remove  
> lines
> that fits a certain pattern but it does not appear to remove anything.
> Any helpful ideas or any useful links to scripts.
> Thanks so much..
> Bruce Stitt
> TSYS Hosting Services
> Voice 706-644-0965

As mentioned, when doing simple regex replacements in Unix, some good  
languages / programs to use are:

grep <- extraction only
sed <- simple extraction / replacement
perl <- the kitchen sink


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