Unix/Linux Go Back    


Shell Programming and Scripting Unix shell scripting - KSH, CSH, SH, BASH, PERL, PHP, SED, AWK and shell scripts and shell scripting languages here.

how to edit large file in unix

Shell Programming and Scripting


Closed    
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
    #1  
Old Unix and Linux 12-14-2006
balireddy_77 balireddy_77 is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Last Activity: 28 July 2009, 1:02 PM EDT
Posts: 31
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
PHP how to edit large file in unix

hi All,
Plz let me know how to edit a file with 2000000 records.
each record contains with 40 field seperated by |.

i want modify 455487 record, but i am uable to edit this large file using vi editor in unix.

plz let me know how to modify this file.


Thanks in advance.
-Bali Reddy
Sponsored Links
    #2  
Old Unix and Linux 12-14-2006
jim mcnamara jim mcnamara is offline Forum Staff  
...@...
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Last Activity: 25 September 2016, 10:17 PM EDT
Location: NM
Posts: 10,822
Thanks: 445
Thanked 966 Times in 897 Posts
You should consider sed. What change do you want to make on the record?
Sponsored Links
    #3  
Old Unix and Linux 12-14-2006
jambesh's Unix or Linux Image
jambesh jambesh is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Last Activity: 29 March 2012, 1:48 AM EDT
Location: California,USA
Posts: 153
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
get this file using edit plus from unix to windows do a search and replace and then save.
    #4  
Old Unix and Linux 12-14-2006
aju_kup aju_kup is offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Last Activity: 27 August 2008, 8:01 AM EDT
Posts: 189
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Split the file and then edit it and then after again join the file
Sponsored Links
Closed

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Linux More UNIX and Linux Forum Topics You Might Find Helpful
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to edit a large file bobby1015 Shell Programming and Scripting 10 12-15-2011 08:21 AM
Scripting the process to edit a large file makkar4u Shell Programming and Scripting 5 01-19-2009 01:26 AM
Edit a large file in place mvijayv Shell Programming and Scripting 6 09-11-2007 08:31 PM
Help to edit a large file jxh461 Shell Programming and Scripting 8 05-19-2003 04:38 PM
how to edit large files using vi nazri UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers 3 06-15-2001 09:18 AM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:29 AM.