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Re: Maximum buffer size exceeded

From: Kin Cho
Subject: Re: Maximum buffer size exceeded
Date: 04 May 2004 22:18:18 -0700
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Harish Narayanan <address@hidden> writes:

> I do things like that when I need to edit the last or first few
> lines. What if the portions I need edited are at some arbitrary
> line numbers in the middle? I don't always know exactly where
> they will be.

If you're going to do this a lot in the future, learn sed.

Otherwise, use grep -n to locate the line number(s) so you can
use a combination of head and tail to extract the line(s).


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