Comparing two lists
freebsd at edvax.de
Sat May 7 00:33:27 UTC 2011
On Sat, 07 May 2011 02:09:26 +0200, Rolf Nielsen <listreader at lazlarlyricon.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I have two text files, quite extensive ones. They have some lines in
> common and some lines are unique to one of the files. The lines that do
> exist in both files are not necessarily in the same location. Now I need
> to compare the files and output a list of lines that exist in both
> files. Is there a simple way to do this? diff? awk? sed? cmp? Or a
> combination of two or more of them?
I would suggest using a combination of sort, uniq and diff.
Those are base system tools.
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