[oclug] ...and speaking of awk...
jearle at nortelnetworks.com
Fri Feb 23 16:57:15 EST 2001
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Burpee [mailto:jeb at burkby.com]
> Jonathan Earle wrote:
> > What is the issue with an additional process?
> > One other sed related question though.
> > nslookup 188.8.131.52 2>/dev/null | \
> > grep "Name" | \
> > cut -d : -f 2 | \
> > sed "s/.lightrealm.com//g" | \
> > sed "s/ //g"
> nslookup 184.108.40.206 2>/dev/null |
> sed -n 's/^Name: *\([^.]*\).*/\1/p'
Oh God...! that'll take me a while to pull apart. Quite the regex... and it
works... dunno why, yet. :)
> But "What is the issue with an additional process?" (or several) ;-)
hehe... I was waiting for that to come along. :) I just thought it looked
silly to have two seds in a row, each essentially performing a very simple
operation, and I wondered if this well-aged tool had been written to
accomplish more than one expression in one pass. As David pointed out, that
is indeed the case.
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